Yalies find genetic link to PTSD Excerpts: Yale researchers have discovered a strong link between genes and the likelihood that someone will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Pingxing Xie GRD ’13 and Yale School of Medicine professor Joel Gelernter ’79 found that a particular form of a gene found on chromosome 17 made some … More PTSD and genetics
Link to her blog: http://janefonda.com/qvc-cancelled-my-appearance/ Summary: She wrote on her blog that QVC cancelled her appearance for fear of protestors gathering due to her opposition to the Vietnam War. She claims that, “I have never done anything to hurt my country or the men and women who have fought and continue to fight for us.”
They made him color. The VA doctors. He told me he sat in a room with other Vets and they colored in coloring books with crayons. If he could have rolled his eyes any more when he referenced color therapy, he would have been staring at the inside of his head.
I was a teenager when my dad was no longer able to keep the PTSD at bay. Prior to his diagnosis, he thought he was going crazy, as in batshit, so the official diagnosis provided a level of comfort in knowing that there was at least a reason behind the mental anguish and the restlessness.