Essays Tagged: "Shell Shock"

Why did some men desert and refuse to obey orders in the Western Front, and were they treated too harshly? Looks at the results of shell shock and punishments in the trenches.

h. The trenches were damp and wet. They were brimming with disease. Amongst this there was constant shell fire described as 'true hell on Earth.' The trenches were physical protection from the raging ... ent views on the soldiers found guilty of their charges from separate ends of the rankings spectrum.Shell shock, now known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was a common and honest reason for ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

An essay on two physcological issues pretaining to war: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and shell shock

are where the two terrible psychological issues occurred, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Shell Shock.The two terrific disorders PTSD and Shell Shock, may have some similar symptoms, but hav ... bout how war veterans have flash back and how they are startled very easily. (Mental Health Channel)Shell Shock is partially caused by the same effects that cause PTSD. Shell Shock is caused by being ...

(6 pages) 183 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - a paramedic's perspective.

t partner). PTSD was introduced in the 1980s, before then it has been known by many names including shell shock, war neurosis, soldier's heart, gross stress reaction, transient situation disturbance, ...

(5 pages) 172 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Post Traumtic stress syndrome in Tim Obriens "The Things They Carried".

so shown symptoms of PTSD. It was called by various names: cowardice, lack of military discipline, "shell shock", "war neurosis", stress reaction, battle fatigue, accident neurosis. We now know that P ...

(3 pages) 132 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

In WWI, why were conditions in France in 1916 and 1917 so difficult for the Australian Imperial Force (AIF)

he trenches also created psychological stress and broke their spirits, soldiers often suffered from shell-shock which was little understood and treated as cowardice.Rainfall was also a major problem i ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Manipulation of the Truth through Advertisements During WW1: Mitchell's Golden Dawn.

hey are looking forward to death. There is evidence supporting the fact that many soldiers obtained shell shock because of the trench warfare. It would be shockingly reckless if one were to beam cheer ...

(3 pages) 74 4 4.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"Northern Lights" by Philip Pullman - Change in a Character - Lyra

he pain, suffering, and hardship which she naively looked past during her games, now came as a real shell shock to her system. "She found herself crying....she was so frightened" (page 346). This is a ... so frightened" (page 346). This is an important factor in the story, as it could be said that this shell shock has built her character, eased her into a sense of adulthood, and taken her from a child ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare And Contrast How The Novels Explore Sanity

context of the time it was written. His perception of life appears deranged due to the ¡¥shell-shock¡¦ he received as a result of war. For example, Septimus is unable to extrac ... ithin the mind of the character, created by Woolf. Within the context of the time the novel is set, shell shock was mainly ignored as a medical condition as it is in modern society. During the time th ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Changing Moments

sconsin, but very long. Our first night was in Kentucky; as we got there, Sammy and I were in total shell-shock. We stuck out like a sore thumb. We were the only blonde-haired blue-eyed people in abou ...

(1 pages) 303 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Post Traumatic Stress disorder

ot given a clinical name until 1980, it had been around for many years before that. It was known as shell shock, battle fatigue, accident neurosis, and post-rape syndrome until the American Psychologi ...

(6 pages) 109 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

ptsd

hological issue occurred; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).The two terrific disorders PTSD and Shell Shock, may have some comparable symptoms, but have completely different effects and long-term ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security