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May, Catriona: War and trauma: learning the lessons

Catriona May

War and trauma: learning the lessons‘, Pursuit (University of Melbourne), 19 April 2018

An apposite post for the Anzac season, the article examines developments in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in armed forces, from diagnosis of ‘shell-shock’ a century ago to giving soldiers apps today. Early intervention is particularly important.

The article is built around an interview with Dr John Cooper, consultant psychiatrist.