PTSD

Hurricane Dorian

The Hidden Psychological Crisis That Hurricanes Leave in Their Wake

Some local Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas are hoping to address the PTSD that results from our increasingly frequent weather disasters.
Harron Walker
2 days ago
mind

The Rise of a Mysteriously Effective Therapy for Trauma

An increasingly popular treatment called EMDR utilizes a bizarre technique. But mainstream psychologists are embracing it.
Nick Keppler
7.12.19
guns

Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims

After the NRA told doctors to stay in their lane on gun control, many spoke out about the visceral results of gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
12.18.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.7.18
porn

'Rick and Morty' Incest Porn Is Tearing the Show's Fans Apart

RickMorty shippers are testing the boundaries of the First Amendment.
Beckett Mufson
4.27.18
Inside Outsider

No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.
Mahmood Fazal
3.29.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

This Is What Happens After Your School Shooting

You dread telling people where you're from.
Kelly Terifay
3.26.18
Munchies

Being a 9/11 First Responder Made Me a Fat Vegetarian

Sometimes you remember who you used to be and think, "How did I get here?" It was that motherfucker Osama Bin Laden.
Eddie McNamara
2.23.18
trauma

An Armed Robbery Ruined My European Vacation, Then My Life When I Got Home

Sometimes the psychological aftermath is more terrifying than being threatened with murder.
Nick Martinello
12.7.17
Culture

We Asked People What Childhood Moment Shaped Them the Most

Here are the stories people told their therapists about.
Graham Isador
9.22.17
Sex

Horrifying Stories of People Finding Their Parents' Sex Toys

It's not kink-shaming if it's your parents. With them, anything and everything is gross.
Justin Caffier
9.20.17
Inside Outsider

Everything Changes When You Survive a Shooting

I talked with two friends – one a military translator, the other a drug dealer – about how bullets have affected all our lives.
Mahmood Fazal
9.12.17
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