Psychological wounds of conflict: The impact of World War 1

By Professor Edgar Jones

The emergence of the concept of shell shock during the First World War had focused unparalleled attention to the issue of traumatic illness. Today, the recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has established in the minds of the public, media and the health professionals that war can produce long-term and severe psychological effects. However, it was not always so Professor Jones explains.


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