Monthly Archives: January 2015

The “American Sniper” Lesson No One is Talking About

With all the controversy surrounding the movie American Sniper, one point is not getting enough attention:  the societal effects of untreated PTSD. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disabling condition resulting from severe stress or trauma.  It’s common in war … Continue reading

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Depression An Allergic Reaction in the Brain? Experts Say Yes.

Psychologists are finally confirming what many of us already suspected:  depression is a physical disorder, not a mental one.  Immune messengers known as cytokines–which help fight infections like the flu–can cause depression when chronically activated. When you’re sick with a … Continue reading

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