Disorder or Injury?

Disorder or Injury?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a largely hidden disease, with millions of Americans suffering in silence. Why? For many, the precipitating traumas bring a sense of shame, blame, embarrassment or fear of judgement. Many trauma advocates are trying to change the name to PTSI - with the "I" standing for "injury," to help survivors and the general population accept that these traumas are in fact injuries, both physical and psychological, and no PTSD survivor is to blame.

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