PTSD as a physical fact

A recent study in The Lancet is the starting point for a NY Times Magazine piece with the byline: 

A new study supports what a small group of military researchers has
suspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain.

NYTimes link here

Bomb blasts are the cause, and can result in "memory loss, cognitive problems, inability to sleep and profound, often suicidal depression"

What would also be apparent is that civilians who survive blasts from suicide bombers and drone attacks would also be susceptible. 

 

The piece is by Robert F. Worth, author of A Rage for Order.