Invisible Wounds of War
by Terri Tanielian
Publisher: RAND Corporation 2008
Number of pages: 499
The study discussed in this monograph focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, and traumatic brain injury, not only because of current high-level policy interest but also because, unlike the physical wounds of war, these conditions are often invisible to the eye, remaining invisible to other servicemembers, family members, and society in general.
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This work covers the techniques commonly referred to as hypnosis. It will also offer support material, or reference it, such as methods to induce, or reinforce specific mental states and any attitudes and beliefs that impact the phenomena.
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history. Researchers are developing more effective medications and using new research tools to understand the causes of schizophrenia.
by Susan Baur - University of California Press
In this book the author examines this wide-spread malady through the prism of multiple disciplines: anthropology, sociology, psychology, and medicine, demonstrating that both symptoms and treatment express cultural and social biases.
Depression is a common illness, and most who have it need treatment to get better. When a woman has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, and causes pain for both the woman with the disorder and those who care about her.