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Combat Related Ptsd

Review Essay: Out There by Sarah Stark

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Robert D. Stolorow

"When a person says to a friend, 'I'll see you later,' or a parent says to a child at bedtime, 'I'll see you in the morning,' these are statements, like delusions, whose validity is not open for discussion.

Portkeys to Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

As a wizard, Harry Potter encountered portkeys -- objects that transported him instantly to other places, obliterating the duration ordinarily required for travel from one location to another. Portkeys to trauma return us again and again to an experience of traumatization.

Understanding the Traumas of War

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert D. Stolorow

Here is a letter I received from Dr. Russell Carr, a military psychiatrist who has been treating soldiers and Marines suffering from combat-related emotional trauma.