From shell-shock to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, the fascinating story of how psychiatrists have tried to keep men fighting. The first case of shell-shock arrived at the Duchess of Westminster's Hospital - in the casino at Le Touquet - in September 1914. "I wish you could be here," the Oxford Professor of Medicine wrote to a friend, "in this orgy of neuroses and psychoses and gaits and paralyses. I cannot imagine what has got into the central nervous system of the men." "A War of Nerves" is a history of military ...

A War of Nerves 2002, Pimlico

ISBN-13: 9780712667838

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A War of Nerves 2000, Random House UK, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780224060332

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