“It’s a war within yourself that never goes away.” ― Luis Montalvan, 'Buried Above Ground' (2015)
While the diagnosis of PTSD did not exist until the early 1980s, filmmakers have been exploring the horrifying and detrimental impact of psychological trauma for decades.
Moral injury is closely related, but refers to the profound emotional distress caused by an injury to an individual's moral conscience, typically through a perceived transgression or violation.
What is Moral Injury? via PBS: tinyurl.com/yaq7349x
Why Is Hollywood Only Now Figuring Out How to Portray PTSD Sensitively? via Vulture: tinyurl.com/y8whxu3y
The portrayal of PTSD in 'American Sniper', via Psychology Today: tinyurl.com/y8dr2o6b
On 'Christopher Robin', War, and PTSD, via The New Yorker: tinyurl.com/y7hbuavh