October 2014

PTSD Memoir - Part 1

In the previous posts, I have entered my objections to the way PTSD is defined in the diagnostic literature and also discussed potential problems I see in traditional treatments.  To move ahead, I would like to broaden my scope so that I can better elaborate on what I believe has been missed in the literature.  What follows focuses specifically on symptoms and conditions that researchers and most practitioners appear to have overlooked.  To do that, I am going to borrow a technique from Freud, introspection, realizing of course that this has been rejected by many as unscientific.  I would a