mental

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common reaction following a traumatic event.
Quite a few years ago, one Christmas Eve on Atsugi Naval Base, a condominium fire led to the displacement of several children in the complex.
Midnight in the Mojave Desert several years ago. I was gazing at the luminosity of billions of flickering stars lighting up the galaxy; I felt small, alone, and lonely.