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Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

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Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9780684813219
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Language: English
Page Count: 246
Publication Date: 10/1/1995
Size: 8.45" l x 5.42" w x 1.05"
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Category Subject
Psychology Neuropsychology
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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