When you think about PTSD, especially in a country like Israel, the first thing that may come to mind is trauma experienced on the battlefield or living in a place that can often feel on the brink of war. But, contrary to that belief, the most common form of PTSD in Israel – and around the world – is actually from motor vehicle accidents. It is usually, all the boring day-to-day trauma that can be the cause of PTSD, rather than the sensational terrorist-related trauma. All of this, and much more, is discussed.
Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed. Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America.