[LMB] Madness

Karen A. Wyle kawyle at att.net
Thu Jun 10 16:09:24 BST 2021

 After (and maybe during) the U.S. Civil War, it was sometimes called "soldier's heart."
Karen A. Wyle    On Thursday, June 10, 2021, 09:04:22 AM EDT, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:  
 On Wed, 9 Jun 2021 23:23:04 +0000, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com>

>Two things about PTSD.
>It is usually considered in concert with combat but that is not necessary. The people who fly drones from Nevada have been affected, also, police and firefighters.
>The second is that although PTSD is the newest name, I suspect that all of the wars and high stress jobs have been included back to the beginning of history. It may explain some of the less than optimal actions of leaders after a war.

 WWI "Shell Shock" is probably the same thing.
"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present.  There is each man as
he sees himself, each man as the other sees him, and each man as he really is."
                    - William James, The Principles of Psychology (1890)

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