PTSD

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
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
Drugs

Legal MDMA Therapy Could Be Just a Few Years Away

In a pilot study, 83 percent of subjects no longer met the criteria for PTSD following treatment with the drug.
Aaron Kase
8.1.17
Manchester Attack

How Terrorism Affects Children

And what you can do to help them through traumatic times.
Amy Walker
5.26.17
mental health

My Friend Killed Five People in My Home But I Won’t Call Him a Monster

Matthew de Grood became known as a mass murderer who killed five of our friends, but I know we failed him too.
Brendan McCabe
5.12.17
thump news

Scientists Find More Evidence That MDMA Could Be Used to Treat PTSD

Researchers based in California presented their new findings at an Oakland conference last week.
Alexander Iadarola
5.3.17
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