Synopses & Reviews
Here is an essential guide to a wide range of battle stress, war experience and mental conditions. The case histories and types of patient will be of interest to the caring professions, the social services, the Armed Forces, and to all families with members serving, of who have served, in the Armed Forces. Recent advances in understanding psychological mechanisms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder have led to a better under standing of combat stress. The book covers the First and Second World Wars, in all there theaters; Korea, Cyprus, Malaya, and Aden; and more recently, Northern Ireland, the Falklands, the Gulf and Bosnia. it includes important patient treatment, assessment and rehabilitation strategies, as well as discussing the formal and changing recognition of combat stress by the Armed Forces and the Government.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -287) and index.