Two tours in Iraq left Crystal Colon with a bad back and PTSD.
“This Vanderbilt person is a perfect example,” Beyer says of the “PTSD” afflicting so many in the transgender community.
The exact psychological processes of PTSD are poorly understood and the overwhelming majority of veterans never act out violently.
It was the dog he brought with him who appeared to have PTSD.
PTSD was no different to me than the Taliban, and it was trying to kill me.
“Bales is the beginning and not the end,” says Swift of the PTSD cases.
PTSD is a complex condition that straddles both psychological and physiological symptoms triggered by trauma.
On stage, though, he never dwelled on his own recovery or the challenges he faced dealing with PTSD and traumatic brain injury.
War, rape, and natural disasters—the traditional events that can lead to PTSD—all change people in different ways.
In FDA sanctioned studies using MDMA-assisted therapy to treat veterans with PTSD, the success rate has been astounding.