Post-traumatic stress disorder

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‘We need to be heard’: Ukrainian soldiers struggle with post-traumatic stress
Therapists are helping veterans, as well as families and children, who are psychologically affected by the war

Peter Beaumont in Borodianka

09, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The hell of somniphobia: ‘On a bad night I get zero to two hours’ sleep’
The fear of falling asleep can have many causes, from trauma to sleep apnea, and the effects are debilitating. But there are effective treatments

Amy Fleming

24, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The trauma doctor: Gabor Maté on happiness, hope and how to heal our deepest wounds
The physician, author and self-help guru came to worldwide prominence when he appeared with Prince Harry last month. He discusses the mind-body connection, the reality of addiction and why trauma can be treated

Ellie Violet Bramley

12, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘I got a brain injury and a life sentence’: the hidden legacy of male violence against women
The effects of head trauma on athletes are well documented. Finally, a UK study is examining the long-term brain health of females abused by their partner

Yvonne Roberts

02, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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David Carrick’s mother says ex-Met officer may have exaggerated childhood trauma
Exclusive: Estranged parent, 67, suggests account of neglect, drinking and abuse by stepfather probably aimed at reducing rape sentence

Emine Sinmaz

10, Feb, 2023 @12:10 PM

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‘Treat rape victims like heroes’: the survivor changing voyeurism laws
Emily Hunt felt powerless after CPS failed to charge man who filmed her naked and asleep. Now she advises UK government on sexual assault

Alexandra Topping

03, Feb, 2023 @1:29 PM

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What’s it like to watch someone die? Ask a drone pilot | Adrian Chiles
Technology used to distance the military from the deaths they caused. Now everything is up close and personal, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

18, Jan, 2023 @4:04 PM

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The Year of the Cat by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett review – reflections on the feline
An affecting memoir that uses cats and our attitudes towards them to explore PTSD, separation, love and family

Alex Clark

13, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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The Madness by Fergal Keane review – running towards a world of pain
The BBC correspondent unpicks a lifetime of trauma and compulsion that damaged him – but also brought him success

Madoc Cairns

21, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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How to recognise the symptoms of anxiety and get help
From OCD to agoraphobia and PTSD, there are almost as many types of anxiety disorder as things to worry about. Here’s how to spot the signs and find the relevant support

Linda Geddes

21, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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As a psychologist helping Ukrainians, I am a witness to the terrible traumas of war | Anna Shilonosova
We can support those trapped in shelters or struggling with survivor’s guilt. But some emotional damage is irreparable, says psychologist Anna Shilonosova

Anna Shilonosova

21, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The death of a US marine veteran
After a tour on the ‘mortuary affairs’ squad gathering human remains in Iraq, marine Christian Slater slowly unraveled

Neal Hirschfeld

18, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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