A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder is held for three days for possible deportation.
Psychologists, however, are still debating the links between PTSD and violent behavior.
Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
If we taught men better ways of "being a man," we wouldn't have to teach women to cover their drinks.
As the Department of Veterans Affairs attempts to address a mental health care crisis, top officials warn of medical claims "made falsely, with ill intent."
The author of this lacerating debut novel about war and heroin won't be going on book tour; he's got two more years to serve in prison.
Whether they came to the U.S. alone or were forcibly separated from their families at the border, despondent minors are often pressured into taking psychotropic drugs without approval from a parent or guardian.
The filmmaker follows up his award-winning "Lebanon" with a moving reflection on the interplay of history and fate.
If America accepts the idea of fighting endless wars, it will have to accept that the costs of war are also endless.