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Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character

av Shay, Jonathan .
Utgiver: Scribner 2003 .Beskrivelse: xxiii, 246 s .ISBN: 0684813211.Emne(r): Krigsnevroser | Posttraumatisk stresslidelse | PTSD | Veteraner | Vietnamkrigen
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An original and groundbreaking book that examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Although the Iliad was written twenty-seven centuries ago it has much to teach about combat trauma, as do the more recent, compelling voices and experiences of Vietnam vets.

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