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Psychiatric Casualties How and Why the Military Ignores the Full Cost of War

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ISBN-10: 0231187769

ISBN-13: 9780231187763

Edition: 2021

Authors: Mark Russell, Charles Figley

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The psychological toll of war is vast, and the social costs of war's psychiatric casualties extend even further. Yet military mental health care suffers from extensive waiting lists, organizational scandals, spikes in veteran suicide, narcotic overprescription, shortages of mental health professionals, and inadequate treatment. The prevalence of conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder is often underestimated, and there remains entrenched stigma and fear of being diagnosed. Even more alarming is how the military dismisses or conceals the significance and extent of the mental health crisis. The trauma experts Mark C. Russell and Charles Figley offer an impassioned and meticulous…    
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Book details

List price: $134.00
Copyright year: 2021
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/8/2021
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 0.60" wide x 0.90" long x 0.06" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English