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Shell shock to PTSD : military psychiatry from 1900 to the Gulf War

Author: Edgar Jones; Simon Wessely
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex ; New York, NY : Psychology Press, ©2005.
Series: Maudsley monographs, no. 47.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a thought-provoking evaluation of the history and practice of military psychiatry, and places its findings in the context of advancing medical knowledge and the developing technology of warfare.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Edgar, 1953-
Shell shock to PTSD.
Hove, East Sussex ; New York, NY : Psychology Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005001302
(OCoLC)61234346
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Jones; Simon Wessely
ISBN: 0203086821 9780203086827 9781135420581 1135420580 9781135420536 113542053X 9781135420574 1135420572 9781841695808 1841695807 9781138871984 1138871982
OCLC Number: 61859562
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 300 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Pre-1914 British military psychiatry --
Shell shock and the war neurosescan expeditionary force --
Military psychiatry in the interwar period --
Treatment and outcomes during World War Two --
Screening and selection --
Post-1945 : Korea, Vietnam and the Falklands --
War pensions and veterans' pressure groups --
PTSD : incidence and treatment in the military --
War syndromes.
Series Title: Maudsley monographs, no. 47.
Responsibility: Edgar Jones and Simon Wessely.
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