Chapter 5. Combat Stress (The Ex-Services Mental Welfare Society), Veterans and Psychological Trauma

  1. Professor Harry Lee Former Head2 and
  2. Edgar Jones3
  1. Keron Fletcher

Published Online: 15 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470512364.ch5

War and Health: Lessons from the Gulf War

War and Health: Lessons from the Gulf War

How to Cite

Fletcher, K. (2007) Combat Stress (The Ex-Services Mental Welfare Society), Veterans and Psychological Trauma, 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.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Combat Stress, Audley Avenue, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7DR, 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:

  • veterans and psychological trauma;
  • depression, anxiety, PTSD and alcohol disorders;
  • Combat Stress (ex–services mental welfare society);
  • residential treatment centres;
  • understanding psychological reactions to traumatic events

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Combat Stress (The Ex-Services Mental Welfare Society)

  • Residential Treatment Centres

  • Treatment Approaches

  • Clinical Outcomes

  • From Practice to Theory

  • Relationship Between Trauma and Psychological Disorder

  • The Future

  • Final Comments

  • References