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No More Heroes: Madness and Psychiatry In War

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No More Heroes is an in depth exploration of madness and psychiatry in war.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 1st 1988 by Hill and Wang (first published May 1st 1987)
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"Suicide under fire, especially when things look desperate, occurs with startling frequency. It happened among Custer's men at the battle of the Little Big Horn. In one well documented case a group of Indians chased a soldier fleeing on horseback for nearly six miles. At the end of the chase the frightened soldier glanced back at the one remaining Indian warrior still giving chase, drew his pistol, and shot himself in the head. In an even more macabre incident, Indian warriors who took p
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“Nations customarily measure the "costs of war" in dollars, lost production, or the number of soldiers killed or wounded. Rarely do military establishments attempt to measure the costs of war in terms of individual human suffering. Psychiatric breakdown remains one of the most costly items of war when expressed in human terms” 2 likes
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