Via Dr. Lara Hazelton at Dalhousie University: This year, the winning entry in the Dalhousie Dept of Psychiatry Student Writing Competition (medical student category) was a graphic novella on PTSD by Stefania Spano… For those interested graphic novels in health humanities, it is worth checking out. Agreed, highly worth checking out. Spano’s innovative use of color, creative frame work, and compelling narrative help make this a fantastic graphic medicine project. She even linked to our site in her entry. Thanks, Stefania, for spreading the word! Thanks for sharing on the Literature & Medicine list serve, Lara!
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I read this some time ago, in almost total ignorance of the context of ‘DB’s story within Gary Trudeau’s long running Doonesbury strip. Indeed, I read it in almost total ignorance of Gary Trudeau’s views and vast body of work, as well as the significance of Senator John McCain’s foreword. On top of this, I now realise, I read it in ignorance of the development and background of the DSM4 catagory of PTSD and it’s relavance to stories about soldiers returning from war. I was wondering what to say about it, but couldn’t get it straight in my head. So… Read More