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Posts Tagged ‘Shell Shock’

By On January 15th, 2014

Dr. R.M. Jayatunge – Death of a Soldier

“Death of a Soldier” is the latest contribution to the Brookhaven blog community from Dr. Ruwan M. Jayatunge.  From his research of combat trauma veteran’s across the world, Dr. Jaytunge utilizes the suicide of a Canadian Armed Forces Officer to share his perspectives on the relationship of combat related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to suicide.…

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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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