Jonah Lehrer recommends David Dobbs' article on PTSD diagnosis:

Needless to say, this is a very controversial, delicate subject. On the one hand, it's essential that the stigma of PTSD is removed, so that soldiers and patients don't deny a real, medical condition. And yet, it's also crucial that PTSD doesn't become a catch-all condition, which leads to the neglect of other mental illnesses, such as depression or anxiety disorders. Over at his blog, David features links to many of his sources. And see Vaughan for even more.

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