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War neuroses and shell shock

by Frederick Walker Mott

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Published by H. Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War neuroses

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    Statementby Fredk. W. Mott ; with preface by Christopher Addison.
    SeriesOxford medical publications
    ContributionsAddison, Christopher, 1869-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC550
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 348 p.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14047960M
    LC Control Numbersg 20000008

      By the end of the first world war, 80  British soldiers had been diagnosed with shell-shock. Some had been executed by firing squad for desertion or cowardice. Read this book if you are interested in the response to injury nowadays labelled post-traumatic stress : Richard Earlam. ‘shell shock’ is, in medical terms, unhelpful. A comparison of Britain and Belgium makes for an illuminating start in such a comparative endeavour in three key respects: firstly, because of the starkly different ways in which shell shock and war neuroses entered public discussion (or not, in the case of Belgium) in the respective countries.

    › Analyze and evaluate different treatments for shell shock employed by doctors and the ethics of those treatments; and › Use primary and secondary sources to support a verbal argument. THE ETHICS OF SHELL SHOCK TREATMENT A SOCRATIC SEMINAR IN HISTORY AND PSYCHOLOGY GUIDING QUESTION: Were the treatments for shell shock during World War I.   By the end of World War One, the army had dealt w cases of 'shell shock'. As early as , it was recognised that war neuroses accounted for one-seventh of .

      WW1 War Neuroses. Search. Library. Log in. Sign up. Watch fullscreen. 7 years ago | K views. View The Care and Treatment of Mental Diseases and War Neuroses (Shell Shock) In the British Army. zardijudre. Volume 4 The Neuroses and Personality Disorders Book Online. Juanamartinson. War neuroses and shell shock. by Frederick Walker Mott,Christopher Addison. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it .


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In SHELL-SHOCK, Anthony Babington argues that the First World War marked a turning point in understanding and treating the psychiatric casualties of by: In this text, however, shell shock is the star, and Leese does a great job setting the stage, showing the reader the evolution of WWI-related shell shock dating back to the Battle of the Marne, just a month after the Brits entered the war in Aug.to modern day views and how shell shock is Cited by: War neuroses and shell shock.

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Shows the symptomatology of "shell-shock" in 18 British "other rankers" and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War.

Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours.

The clinical picture of war neuroses differed only slightly in the two World Wars. In the British military, patients presenting with various mental disorders resulting from combat stress were originally diagnosed as cases of shell shock, before this diagnosis was discouraged in an Cited by: Psychoanalysis, with its focus on neurosis due to early childhood trauma, seemed perfectly situated to deal with war neurosis: it had an explanation for why some soldiers got "shell shock" and others did not (Oedipus complexes, inappropriately cathected libido, etc.) and it had a way to treat them (psychoanalysis).

As Freud remarked inshell shock by many other names – war neuroses, neurasthenia, war shock – ‘helped put psychoanalysis on the map among medical men hitherto sceptical of its claims’.

In the early months of the war diagnoses and treatment of shell shock. So far as we know, this is quite the most extensive work on war neuroses that has appeared. Apparently it aims to cover the subject in a complete and systematic way and does treat of nearly all the multifarious phases of war neuroses more fully than has yet been done in a single book.

SHELL SHOCK AND THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF WAR: BRITAIN. As in Germany, British war medicine produced varied and often contradictory definitions of the mental suffering of soldiers. In this context, the emergence of the concept of "shell shock" is of utmost interest.

Preface by the Rt. Hon. Christopher Addison, MP. Interesting topics include: different forms of shock; experiments upon animals; hysterical speech defects; predisposing factors of war psychoneuroses; comparative study of the personal history of cases of war neuroses and cases of wounded; soldiers' dreams and th.

Author Peter Leese does a decent job in this short book of giving an overview of how shell shock (now PTSD) was treated, understood, and perceived in Britain before, during, and after the Great War/5. Gregory Thomas’ extensive history investigates the effect of war neuroses on soldiers, civilians, and medical professionals but shell shock is still a comparatively under-researched subject in France, despite a growing interest in the history of the war itself.

By the end of the first world war, 80 British soldiers had been diagnosed with shell-shock. Some had been executed by firing squad for desertion or cowardice. Read this book if you are interested in the response to injury nowadays labelled post-traumatic stress by: 1.

Came across these books on shell shock/war neuroses Hysterical disorders of warfare by Lewis R Yealland The care and treatment of mental diseases and war neuroses (shell shock) in the British army by Thomas W Salmon Thomas W.

Salmon: Advocate of Mental Hygiene. The extent to which shell-shock encouraged a psychoanalytic turn is much debated among historians. Many analysts had experience of treating shell-shock victims, among them Matthew Eder who ran a hospital for shell-shocked soldiers in Malta, Sándor Ferenczi in Budapest, and Max Eitingon and Karl Abraham in Berlin.

Another enduring legacy of this book is exposing the farce of packaging war neuroses into clinical entities: the metamorphoses of the same set of symptoms with labels of shell-shock in s to that of post-traumatic stress disorder post-Vietnam as a result of certain entrepreneurial researchers having furthered their favoured "terms" while /5(11).

Combat stress reaction (CSR) is a term used within the military to describe acute behavioral disorganization seen by medical personnel as a direct result of the trauma of war.

Also known as "combat fatigue" or "battle neurosis", it has some overlap with the diagnosis of acute stress reaction used in civilian is historically linked to shell shock and can sometimes precurse post Specialty: Psychiatry.War neuroses and shell shock. by F. W. (Frederick Walker) Mott,Addison, Christopher Addison, Viscount.

Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *.The following year, Salmon went to England to study hospital care for soldiers suffering from “shell shock” which was then considered a war-related neurosis.

His visit resulted in a detailed report titled The Care and Treatment of Mental Disorders and war neuroses (Shell Shock) in the British Army and included recommendations for a U.S.