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Posts Tagged ‘Eelam War’

By On November 25th, 2013

Dr. R.M. Jayatunge – Shell Shock to Palali Syndrome

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is usually identified with war and violent trauma, the term was not introduced until 1980 as a new entry to the DSM-III. Throughout history men and women have made post combat adjustments to suppress the psychological wounds of war. To American history in the Civil War it was known as…

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By On November 15th, 2013

Dr. R.M. Jayatunge -PTSD Among Sri Lankan Army Servicemen

Dr. Ruwan Jayatunge has written and published a number of books and research articles regarding the war trauma and treatment of psychological injuries based on his clinical work with soldiers of the Sri Lankan Army. Dr. Jayatunge originally allowed us to feature one of his articles “Traumatic Brain Injury among the Sri Lankan Combat Veterans,”…

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