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GI blues

"I think to an extent all soldiers come back with PTSD. If you do what we do and see what we see, if you're not affected in a deep way, then that's a problem."
A former Army medic tells his story
By CLEA SIMON  |  December 04, 2009

Collateral damage?

Was Hasan suffering from PTSD?
Was Hasan suffering from PTSD?
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 13, 2009
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Interview: Paula Deen

"I'm just looking so forward to coming up there. And having lobster. In some butter. Did I mention I like butter?"
Storming the Bean
By SHAULA CLARK  |  August 28, 2009
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Soldiers committing suicide

On July 22, 2004, unable to handle the intensity anymore — the daily vomiting, the feeling that he was a murderer — Lucey wrapped a garden hose around his neck and hanged himself.
US troops are killing themselves in record numbers
By JASON NOTTE  |  March 11, 2009

Matching up writers and agents

At the Eastland Park Hotel on February 2, a dozen literary agents and publishers from Maine, Boston, and New York heard pitches from 75 aspiring writers on topics ranging from post-traumatic stress disorder to the history of the steamship.
You had me at 'hello'
By ALEX IRVINE  |  February 11, 2009
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What about McCain’s mental health?

While some worry about the impact of John McCain’s age on his physical health and his potential longevity in office, others are more concerned about his mental health.
Campaign 2008
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  July 02, 2008


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The great American (office) novel

They are coming regularly now, like buses, like bulletins — the great office novels of the 21st century.
Thirteen fictional perspectives on your 9-5
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 04, 2008
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Fact and fantasy

Walid Raad’s installation feels like a Borgesian detective story in which truth is elusive, and cities themselves shiver with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Walid Raad’s installations seek the “truth”
By GREG COOK  |  April 30, 2008
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Probing minds

In the 1999 cult-classic satire Office Space, disgruntled corporate lackey Peter Gibbons visits an occupational hypnotherapist to address burn-out, stress, and his antipathy to TPS reports.
You, too, can learn to tap into people's unconscious through hypnosis
By NEELY STEINBERG  |  April 25, 2008
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No loss for words

Roget felt his life’s mission was to “bring order to the world,” via “clear communication.”
Synonymous with pretense
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  March 19, 2008

Xanax junkies

This article originally appeared in the November 6, 1992 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

A popular drug for panic attacks can cause life-threatening addiction. But that hasn’t stopped Upjohn from marketing it to an unsuspecting public


By CYNTHIA COTTS  |  November 19, 2007


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Coming home

Whereas active-duty soldiers return as a group to a military base upon coming home, National Guard members disperse into their civilian communities.
You want the troops out of Iraq? Next, we have to get Iraq out of the troops.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 11, 2007
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Activists protest the ongoing toll in Iraq

Twenty people gathered in Bristol to discuss what will happen when the soldiers come home.
Four years later
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  March 14, 2007
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A rape victim speaks out

I am a 25-year-old freelance classical musician from Maine currently pursuing my MFA in Writing and trying to get the most from my twenties.
Most women never talk about being raped. This is one woman’s story.
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  January 17, 2007
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Dreamland

“It’s more memorable to almost kiss on a first date,” agoraphobic widower Henry  reflects to his lovelorn daughter, Audrey, and her multiple-sclerosis-stricken best friend with beauty-queen ambitions, Calista. Watch the trailer for Dreamland  (QuickT
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By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 11, 2006