shell shock


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Synonyms for shell shock

a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare

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In her book, Death or Deliverance: Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War, Iacobelli writes that in 1915, doctors believed that shell shock was caused by the literal explosion of shells; a soldier unfortunate enough to be too close to artillery fire would suffer debilitating injury to his nervous system.
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the issue of shell shock in his writing, the image of black soldiers
Shell Shock Cinema focuses on four films, each of which is analyzed in a separate chapter.
And yet, whether it's called battle fatigue, or post-traumatic stress disorder, or operational stress injury, one thing--the stigma surrounding shell shock lingers.
He hadbeen taken to hospital for shell shock on several previous occasions.
He had been in hospital for five months, suffering from severe shell shock.
He is recovering from a severely wounded hand, shell shock, and an allergic reaction to morphine that has kept him from thinking clearly for days.
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The immediate effect that The Passion has is one of spiritual shell shock.
When veterans run amok, we reflexively invoke "post-traumatic stress syndrome," which was the Vietnam war's version of shell shock.
Now it's four years out of high school and I am over the shell shock, so I feel a lot more chill.
Thus the concept is more comprehensive than old terms like shell shock or combat exhaustion.
The impact of World War I, despite disputes about shell shock, provided support for the breakdown idea, as opposed to a more gradual process of psychological deterioration.