Shell shock : traumatic neurosis and the British soldiers of the First World War / Peter Leese

Author(s): Leese, Peter
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Subjects: War neuroses--Great Britain--History--20th century
World War, 1914-1918--Psychological aspects
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--Great Britain
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002
LC Classification: R, RC
Physical Description: xi, 229 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements
1. Introduction 1
Pt. I. Discoveries 13
2. Shocking Modernity: Hysteria, Technology and Warfare 15
3. Casualties: On the Western Front 32
Pt. II. Wartime 49
4. Enlistment: Army Policy, Politics and the Press 51
5. Treatment: On the Home Front 68
6. Patients: The Other Ranks 85
7. Patients: The Officer Ranks 103
Pt. III. Legacies 121
8. Demobilization: On Returning Home 123
9. Veterans: War Neurotic Ex-Servicemen 141
10. Recall: The Great War in the Twentieth Century 159
Conclusion 177
Bibliographical Note 182
Notes 186
Bibliography 211
Index 225
Notes: LCCN: 2002022412
ISBN: 033396926X (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-224) and index
OCLC Number: 49260652
ISBN/ISSN: 033396926X