“THINK of the most scared you’ve ever been, and imagine that happening all the time,” says Kerry Ressler. “You have intrusive terror and nightmares, and the threat of imminent death starts to take over your life.”
That is the horrific reality of post-traumatic stress disorder. But while we tend to think of PTSD primarily as a condition that afflicts soldiers – most of whom are men – more than two-thirds of people with the condition are women. So what puts women at greater risk?
by Jessica Hamzelou, read more in www.newscientist.com