Researchers find PTSD has been effecting soldiers since ancient times

January 25, 2015 4:41 AM

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Researchers find PTSD has been effecting soldiers since ancient times

The condition that was first diagnosed following the Vietnam War seems to have effected soldiers from wars in ancient Iraq or Mesopotamia, according to researchers. Documents from 1300 B.C. say that soldiers were traumatized by 'ghosts they faced in battle.'

Researchers have discovered that post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300 B.C., reports BBC.

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