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Flashback: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, and the Lessons of War

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With the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, once again America's men and women who have seen war close-up are suddenly expected to return seamlessly to civilian life. In Flashback, Penny Coleman tells the cautionary and timely story of posttraumatic stress disorder in the hope that we can sensitively assist those veterans who return from combat in need of help, and the f ...more
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Published April 1st 2006 by Beacon Press
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Steve Woods
Jul 16, 2011 Steve Woods rated it it was amazing
This book should be required reading for anyone who has ever put on a uniform. The author gives a detailed historical analysis of PTSD among US service personnnel from the the Civil War right through to Vietnam. She shows with a pointed clarity the incompetence, political cynicism and bureaucratic insensitivity of "a grateful nation" toward its veterans. There is a warning here for the mistakes of the past are now repeating themselves. Little has changed.

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