Posts Tagged ‘PTSD’

Seven bishops, an abbot, and a psychiatrist dialogue with peace activists Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops’ fall assembly in Baltimore, several bishops and one abbot, gathered with about 25 peace activists – myself included – to share a simple meal and consider the horrible emotional, psychological and spiritual wounds suffered by combatants of war. In the old basement of historic St. Vincent de Paul Church, Read more

A journalist’s battle with PTSD Comments 0

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
dean yates

When the psychiatrist diagnosed me with post-traumatic stress disorder at the end of our first session early this March, I finally had to accept I was unwell. The flashbacks, the anxiety, my emotional numbness and poor sleep had long worried my wife, Mary. I had played down the symptoms, denied I had a problem. Five Read more