You assume he has it PTSD becasue he is a Vet. This is a faultly
assumption - read the blurb I put out on PTSD. Just because someone has what
you consider a temper - doesn't mean he has PTSD. Some folks are born with
tempers. May I assume you are retarded becasue you have CP? Do remember
what they say about assumptions.
From: Paul V <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Saturday, March 04, 2000 8:29 AM
Subject: Re: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
>Laughing out loud on two counts, Trish. First, because you called me "Paul
>the Fifth"...You're the second person this week to think the V (which is my
>initial) was a roman numeral. I kind of like it though. Grin.
>Secondly, I never said that McCain or anyone else with PTSD was an "out of
>control monster." I simply said that he seems to be in denial that he even
>has the condition. He shows all the symptoms but doesn't seem to have
>treatment. And if he has, it hasn't worked. So while he might not "go
>berserk" as you say, it could affect his performance at a critical time.
>Paul V not Henry the 8th (Anyone else remember that song "I'm Henry the
>In a message dated 3/2/00 9:50:41 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>[log in to unmask] writes:
> I am not so sure why Paul the Fifth is so wired out about PTSD. I
> have it. While being hyperviligant makes one jumpy - I haven't killed any
> worse than ant and that was by accident not design. Nightmares and
> flashbacks are no fun - but you don't go beserk. PTSD doesn't make you
> out of control monster.
> Goddess Bless
> Trisha >>