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The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Maple Branches

Who talks of my nation?

Listening In

What recent populist victories tell us about Canada

Alison Howell

Alison Howell is a research fellow at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She is the author of Madness in International Relations: Psychology, Security and the Global Governance of Mental Health, recently published by Routledge.

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Alison Howell

Afghanistan’s Price

By downplaying PTSD, our government makes soldiers and their families bear the costs of war November 2011
Last year, I had the opportunity to live and do research in the United States as a Fulbright scholar. I was there to conduct research on the ways in which the U.S. military was dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder, in order to compare this approach with that of the Canadian Forces. As part of my activities at Brown…