Boston: 5 Things You Need to Know About Posttraumatic Stress Disorder


Two bombs explode in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people are killed, including an 8-year-old watching his father run, and more than 130 are injured. But there are thousands who will leave the race with post-traumatic stress symptoms. Although not all will develop what we define today as Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, an understanding of PTSD is crucial these days with the increase in terrorist attacks and mass shootings in this country.

Here are five things you should know.

Continue reading …

Share this:

Therese Borchard
I am a writer and chaplain trying to live a simple life in Annapolis, Maryland.

More about me...




February 23, 2024
November 24, 2023
Everything Is Grace: Cultivating Gratitude From a Greater Altitude
June 11, 2023
Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You
May 20, 2023
Please Let Me Cry
February 16, 2023
Love Being Loving

1 Response