Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain 1914-30

Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain 1914-30

Fiona Reid



Shell surprise accomplished a truly excessive political profile within the years 1919-1922. courses starting from John Bull to the Morning put up insisted that shell-shocked males might be taken care of with recognize, and the Minister for wellbeing and fitness introduced that the govt. used to be devoted to preserving shell-shocked males from the stigma of lunacy. but even as, many mentally-wounded veterans have been being affected by a pension method which was once failing to offer them defense. it's this clash among the political rhetoric and the lived event of many wounded veterans that explains why the govt. used to be not able to dispel the adverse wartime review of authentic shell-shock remedy. there has been additionally a true clash among the government's desire to overlook shell surprise while memorialising the warfare and remembering the warfare lifeless. because of those contradictions, shell surprise used to be no longer forgotten, to the contrary, the shell-shocked soldier speedy grew to symbolise the confusions and inconsistencies of the good War.

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