Research Uncovers Work of PTSD Pioneer During WW1
Salmon published a detailed report on his research that proposed pre-screening recruits, organizing base/veterans hospitals and treatment centers, and the recruitment and training of medical staff and social workers to care for the patients.
“He anticipates the social costs of the war on American society,” Moffat says, noting that Salmon thought “war neurosis” was, as he called it, "a perfectly legitimate way to respond to the terrible trauma of that kind of combat, which no American had ever seen.”
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Christine M. Dugan
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