Treating the Trauma of the Great War : Soldiers, Civilians, and Psychiatry in France, 1914-1940
By: Thomas, Gregory M.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (281 p.).ISBN: 9780807136331.Subject(s): Combat Disorders - France - History - 20th century | Psychiatry - France - History - 20th century | Psychiatry --France --History --20th century | Veterans - Mental health - France - History - 20th century | Veterans --Mental health --France --History --20th century | War neuroses - France - History - 20th century | War neuroses --France --History --20th century | World War, 1914-1918 - France - Psychological aspects | World War, 1914-1918 --France --Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Treating the Trauma of the Great War : Soldiers, Civilians, and Psychiatry in France, 1914-1940DDC classification: 362.2/5 | 362.25 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Trauma in the Trenches; 2. Surviving the Home Front; Illustrations; 3. The Politics of Change; 4. Les morts vivants; 5. Opening Doors for a Traumatized Nation; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
From the outset of World War I, French doctors faced an apparent epidemic of puzzling neurological and psychiatric illnesses among soldiers. As they attempted to understand the causes of these illnesses, doctors organized specialized centers near the front, where they submitted soldiers to swift, humiliating treatments and then returned them to duty. At home, they interned the scores of civilians who succumbed to the war's strains in decrepit asylums or left them to fend for themselves. In Treating the Trauma of the Great War, Gregory M. Thomas explores the psychological effects of the war on
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