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Shell-shock and medical culture in First World War Britain / Tracey Loughran.

By: Loughran, Tracey.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare: 48Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2016Description: x, 279 pages ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107128903 (hardback).Subject(s): War neuroses -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Soldiers -- Mental health -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Veterans -- Mental health -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | War neuroses -- Treatment -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Military psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Social medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Health aspects -- Great Britain
Contents:
Introduction: "Shell-Shock" and Medical Culture in First World War Britain -- Frameworks of Understanding : Reconstructing the Human from Darwin to the First World War -- Languages of Diagnosis : Hysteria, Neurasthenia and Changing Pre-War Psychological Medicine -- Body and Mind in "Shell-Shock" : War and Change within Psychological Medicine -- Reading Silences : Gender and Class in Medical Discourse on "Shell-Shock" -- Re-Making Men : Will in Medical Approaches to "Shell-Shock" -- Animal Bodies and Minds : Instinct and Regression in "Shell-Shock" -- Conclusion: "Shell-Shock" and Post-War Medical Culture.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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