A war of nerves : soldiers and psychiatrists in the twentieth century.

Author
Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press 2001
Physical description
487p.
ISBN
  • 0674005929
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-473) and index.
  • Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2000
Contents
  • Prologue: the shock of the shell -- Doctors' minds -- Shell-shock in France -- Trench work -- The Somme -- Psychiatry at the front, 1917-18 -- Home fires -- Europeans -- Arguments and enigmas, 1917-18 -- 'Skirting the edges of hell' -- Inquests -- 'Will peace bring peace?' -- The lessons of shell-shock -- Dunkirk, the blitz and the blue -- 'We can save those boys from horror' -- Front-line psychiatry -- New ways of war -- D-day and after -- A tale of two hospitals -- The helmeted airman -- Learning from the Germans? -- prisoners of war -- A good war? -- Vietnam doctors -- From post-Vietnam syndrome to post-traumatic stress disorder -- 'When the patient reports atrocities ... -- From the Falklands to the Gulf -- The culture of trauma -- Notes.
Genre
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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Bangor University Library: Main Library RC550 .S535 2001
British Library: Document Supply Services m01/24632
University of East Anglia Library Online location Table of contents
University of East Anglia Library: Main Library: Main shelves RC550 SHE
University of East Anglia Library: Main Library: Main shelves RC550 SHE
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (STANDARD LOAN) - 3rd floor WM 184 She 2000
University of Huddersfield Library: University of Huddersfield Library Floor 5 Loan 616.890088 SHE
University of Hull: BJL Reading Room HDC RC 550 S5
Liverpool John Moores University: Aldham Robarts Library, Main 616.890088 SHE
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library RC550.S54
London Metropolitan University Library: Holloway Road Library 616.890088355 SHE
London Metropolitan University Library: Holloway Road Library 616.890088355 SHE

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