SOURCE: Washington Post
Was "Slaughterhouse Five" Vonnegut's PTSD Novel?
Is examining Kurt Vonnegut's writing through the lens of suspected posttraumatic stress disorder a worthwhile line of inquiry?
SOURCE: The New Republic
Can Historians Be Traumatized by History? (Content Warning)
by James Robins
"If the historian—the very person supposed to process the past on behalf of everyone else—struggles with trauma, then it is little surprise that societies as a whole struggle to face the violence of how they were formed and how they prevailed."
SOURCE: Department of Defense
Let There Be Light, 1946
Documentary: Veterans' hospital showing ten week treatment program for men with psychological problems stemming from combat.
SOURCE: New Historian
PTSD Found In Ancient Warriors
A paper, written by Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes and Dr Walid Abdul-Hamid, suggests that the condition existed in the ancient world.
Did Civil War Soldiers Have PTSD?
One hundred and fifty years later, historians are discovering some of the earliest known cases of post-traumatic stress disorder
SOURCE: Special to HNN
Murray Polner: Review of Dale Maharidge’s “Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War” (Public Affairs, 2013)
Murray Polner, a regular HNN book reviewer, wrote No Victory Parades: The Return of the Vietnam Veteran and When Can We Come Home, about Vietnam War resisters.
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