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A weary road : shell shock in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918

Author: Mark Osborne Humphries
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
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More than 16,000 Canadian soldiers suffered from shell shock during the Great War of 1914 to 1918. Despite significant interest from historians, we still know relatively little about how it was experienced, diagnosed, treated, and managed in the frontline trenches in the Canadian and British forces. How did soldiers relate to suffering comrades? Did large numbers of shell shock cases affect the outcome of important  Read more...
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Humphries, Mark Osborne, 1981-
Weary road.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1005864524
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Osborne Humphries
ISBN: 9781442661400 1442661402
OCLC Number: 1066114925
Awards: Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles of 2019 awarded by the American Library Association 2019 (United States)
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Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Framing Shell Shock: Nervous Illness before the Great War; 2 Purely Shattered Nerves: British and Canadian Approaches to Treatment, 1914-1915; 3 Baptism of Fire: The Ypres Salient, 1915; 4 The CEF's Shell Shock Crisis, Spring 1916; 5 Treatment of Evacuated Cases, 1915-1916; 6 The BEF's Shell Shock Crisis on the Somme, June-November 1916; 7 Managing Shell Shock at the Front, October 1916-June 1917; 8 Illusions of Success: The NYDN Centres, June-December 1917 9 Failure and Retrenchment, 1917-1918Conclusion; Appendix A: Special Shell Shock Hospitals and NYDN Centres in Army Areas; Appendix B: A Note on First World War Medical Sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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