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“And at this point, spacey didn’t even begin to describe it – she was catatonic without the commitment.”

― Mishna WolffI’m Down

William Shakespeare
“Macbeth: How does your patient, doctor?Doctor: Not so sick, my lord, as she is troubled with thick-coming fancies that keep her from rest.Macbeth: Cure her of that! Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon her heart.

Doctor: Therein the patient must minister to himself.”

― William ShakespeareMacbeth

C.G. Jung

“About a third of my cases are suffering from no clinically definable neurosis, but from the senselessness and emptiness of their lives. This can be defined as the general neurosis of our times.”

― C.G. Jung

PTSD Outside of Combat

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Judith Lewis Herman

“The conflict between the will to deny horrible events and the will to proclaim them aloud is the central dialectic of psychological trauma.”
― Judith Lewis HermanTrauma and Recovery

Susan Pease Banitt

“PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions.”

― Susan Pease Banitt

Michael Connelly
“You can’t patch a wounded soul with a Band-Aid.”
― Michael ConnellyThe Black Echo
Asa Don Brown

“Trauma does not have to occur by abuse alone…”


PTSD Outside of Combat