Lynne Jones
Psychiatrist, aid worker and writer, UK and Harvard

Lynne Jones OBE is a British psychiatrist, aid worker and writer with experience in conflict and disaster settings. She is the author of Then They Started Shooting (2013). Her latest book is Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry (2017). 

Written by Lynne Jones

Two men, themselves survivors and victims of the Bosnian war, share a drink in a scarred cafe near Srebrenica, June 2012. Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Essay/
Mental health
Each scar is different

PTSD has come to signify the moral, social and political suffering of war. But not all suffering is a mental illness

Lynne Jones