A collection of job-specific, inter-related medical, social, and psychological conditions. "Firefighter Syndrome” involves pathophysiological injuries at the molecular and cellular level of every system in the body, interacting adversely with behavioral and social functioning due to the nature of firefighting.
When Miller wakes up, it’s more than six months later. She finds herself hiding away in a back office of HQ. Masking her injury through a timely secondment, she’s trying to overcome the fear of what her brothers may think of her. Craving to understand what happened, Miller faces the question: Is this PTSD?
Modern medicine and society have placed too much emphasis on PTSD, but that is only a small part of a much larger problem.