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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Thirty years ago no one believed that the psychological problems suffered by Vietnam soldiers were caused by their service in the war.

2004 / Alix Spiegel / All Things Considered, USA

Thirty years ago no one believed that the psychological problems suffered by Vietnam soldiers were caused by their service in the war.

Producer Alix Spiegel documents the evolution of post-traumatic stress disorder from a nameless experience into an officially recognized medical condition.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was produced in 2003.


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Alix Spiegel

Alix Spiegel (@aspiegelnpr) produces NPR's new show/podcast Invisibilia with Lulu Miller (formerly of Radiolab .) It's about all the invisible forces that shape human behavior.


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