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Invisible scars : mental trauma and the Korean War

Invisible scars : mental trauma and the Korean War

Author: Meghan Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Korean War (1950-53), was a ferocious and brutal conflict that produced over four million casualties in the span of three short years. Despite this, it remains relatively absent from most accounts of mental health and war trauma. Invisible Scars provides the first extended exploration of Commonwealth Division psychiatry during the Korean War and examines the psychiatric care systems in place for the thousands  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fitzpatrick, Meghan.
Invisible scars.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2017]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meghan Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 9780774834803 0774834803 9780774834810 0774834811 9780774834827 077483482X
OCLC Number: 991596029
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Brave new world : organization of wartime psychiatric medicine, 1914-50 --
Together we stand : inter-allied cooperation and quality of care --
For the common good : mental health and maintaining morale --
Weathering the storm : psychiatrists and soldiers in the field, 1950-53 --
Forever changed : the Korean War, veterans, and the pensions system.
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Responsibility: Meghan Fitzpatrick.
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Invisible Scars explores the treatment of psychological casualties during the Korean War and the long-term repercussions for former soldiers living with trauma.  Read more...


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The ultimate value in Dr. Fitzpatrick's study reaches well beyond its considerable historical significance... [Invisible Scars] acknowledges advances made in treating these men and women while Read more...

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