Shell Shock, Battle Fatigue and PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, originally coined Shell Shock during World War 1, and then as Battle Fatigue in World War 2, has been fully recognized as a legitimate, and often debilitating disorder brought on by highly traumatic events, most notably by soldiers in battle zones. Like many mental disorders, PTSD was for many years largely misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and too often viewed with scepticism.

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