This is the fourth post in my "How to Write About Medicine Series". This series is, hopefully, going to make it easier for writers to include medically accurate information in their books. Disclaimer: This post is not to be used to diagnose or treat anyone. I am not allowed to diagnose people over the internet,… Continue reading How to Write About: Depression
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Fiction and PTSD- A Court of Mist and Fury
Review of PTSD in A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas. Shows examples of how the main character is shown to have PTSD without ever officially diagnosing it. Also describes how the author was able to use talk therapy as PTSD treatment in a fantasy world setting.
How to Write About: PTSD
How to Write About PTSD is the third post in my "How to Write About Medicine" series. It details the symptoms of PTSD, the difference between PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder and treatments of PTSD.
How to Write About: Doctors
A blog post written by a doctor about the medical school process. Includes tips, on character ages, and a few personal stories to help you write a well rounded doctor character!
How to write about: Amnesia
Hello writers! As part of Indie April I have decided to write some blog posts about how to write about different medical illnesses. As I reader I am often discouraged when there is medical misinformation in books; before medical school I never would have noticed, but now as a doctor I see it everywhere. I… Continue reading How to write about: Amnesia