Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


White supremacist who trolled black female student body president now has to publicly advocate against hate for 2 years

He also has to make a video apology that she can release for educational purposes
Emma Ockerman
क se Crime

10 Questions for a Man Who Can Legally Kill Someone

"What does it feel like?"
Parthshri Arora

Can You Get PTSD From Watching Murder Videos Online?

One study found that people who repeatedly viewed footage of deadly events were more traumatized than those who had witnessed the events in real life.
Alexis Linkletter
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Stanford Scientists Are Calling for an In-Depth Exploration of MDMA’s Effects

'Drugs like MDMA should be the object of rigorous scientific study, and should not necessarily be demonized,' one researcher says.
Allison Tierney

The Living Nightmare of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder—the result of sustained abuse over time—is difficult to diagnose, making it harder for those who suffer from it to move on.
Elizabeth Nicholas

How Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Help Veterans Deal with PTSD

Iraq war veteran Colby Buzzell talks with "Theater of War" author Bryan Doerries about how the story of Ajax can literally save lives.
Colby Buzzell

The 'American Sniper' Killer Got Sentenced to Life in Prison

The verdict came after a bizarre trial that was heavily covered by the national media and renewed focus on the problem of mental health among America's veterans.
Matt Tinoco

Should Underage Soldiers Be Allowed to Drink Alcohol?

A recent effort to allow young troops to drink in North Dakota just fell flat, but there are still advocates who wonder why 18-year-olds can die for their country but can't buy a beer.
Justin Glawe

Why Aren't American Veterans Allowed to Treat Their PTSD with Medical Marijuana?

Could marijuana be the solution America's vets have been waiting for, and if so, why does the federal government continues to stand in the way?
T. Kid

The Invisible Scars of War

As Washington equivocates on how deal with the scandal-plagued VA, a new generation of combat veterans is struggling with the physical and emotional trauma of our longest overseas war.
Grace Wyler
Our Man in San Fran

Oakland Is Giving Kids Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Oakland is a hotbed of gang violence, poverty, drug abuse, and mental illness. A CDC study says that roughly one-third of inner city children suffer from a form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a local news station colloquially called “Hood disease."
Jules Suzdaltsev

Why Won't the US Government Let Veterans Smoke Weed?

We're cool with sending kids to risk life and limb in the deserts of the Middle East, but letting them smoke weed when they come home with PTSD is apparently a bridge too far.
Matt Taylor