Chapter 2. Post-Combat Disorders: The Boer War to the Gulf

  1. Professor Harry Lee Former Head1 and
  2. Edgar Jones2
  1. Edgar Jones

Published Online: 15 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470512364.ch2

War and Health: Lessons from the Gulf War

War and Health: Lessons from the Gulf War

How to Cite

Jones, E. (2007) Post-Combat Disorders: The Boer War to the Gulf, in War and Health: Lessons from the Gulf War (eds H. Lee and E. Jones), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470512364.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Gulf War Veterans Medical Assessment Programme at St Thomas's Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Psychiatry and King's Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Psychiatry and King's Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512296

Online ISBN: 9780470512364

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Keywords:

  • ‘Gulf War syndrome’ and post-combat disorders;
  • Agent Orange and Gulf War syndrome;
  • shellshock with Gulf War syndrome (GWS);
  • changing nature of warfare;
  • post-combat disorders and functional somatic symptoms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Presentations

  • Shellshock and Gulf War Syndrome Compared

  • Changing Nature of Warfare

  • Conclusions

  • References