New Name For Ptsd Could Mean Less Stigma

It has been called shell shock, battle fatigue, soldier’s heart and, most recently, post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Now, military officers and psychiatrists are embroiled in a heated debate over whether to change the name of a condition as old as combat.
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