Can Chimps Have PTSD?
Posted Fri, 17 Jun 2011 06:22:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin
Captive chimps suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and other mental illnesses, researchers find. Laboratory testing, capture, isolation from social groups, and even captivity in "enriched" environments lead to abnormal behavior in chimps, two studies show. Can Chimps Have PTSD?