PTSD http://wshu.org en Historian’s efforts to research Civil War PTSD thwarted by privacy law http://wshu.org/post/historian-s-efforts-research-civil-war-ptsd-thwarted-privacy-law <p>Post Traumatic-Stress Disorder is a fairly common diagnosis among veterans returning from battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the psychological impact of war on soldiers is hardly new.</p><p>Professor Matt Warshauer of Central Connecticut State University has been researching instances of PTSD during the Civil War, which was then referred to as Soldier's Heart. His research has been tripped up by a relatively modern medical issue: privacy.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:09:47 +0000 Alden Bourne 16025 at http://wshu.org Historian’s efforts to research Civil War PTSD thwarted by privacy law Conn. vet files federal lawsuit over misdiagnosis of PTSD http://wshu.org/post/conn-vet-files-federal-lawsuit-over-misdiagnosis-ptsd <p>An Army National Guard veteran from East Haven, Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday saying the Army discharged him with an incorrect mental health diagnosis. Lawyers for the man say thousands may not be receiving needed benefits as a result of misdiagnosis.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 23:04:38 +0000 Craig LeMoult 8825 at http://wshu.org