On Friday, I linked to a post by Dr. Bliss who finds PTSD a suspect diagnostic construct. One commenter mistakenly assumed that I shared her suspicion about the disorder. Although PTSD holds potential for abuse in legal proceedings and disability claims, I do not doubt either the existence or seriousness of the condition.
More on PTSD:
Dr. Merzenich at Positscience reports on a PTSD study that yielded a fascinating finding: combat veterans with a high degree of mixed-handedness were 5 times as likely to suffer post traumatic stress as individuals with strong single hand dominance. Science Daily has more on the study.