From Front Line to Home Front

  • Zahava Solomon
Part of the Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)


Most mental disorders create in their wake a host of problems in the sufferer’s day-to-day functioning—in his or her family, community, and work (Dohrenwend & Shrout, 1985). PTSD, it seemed to us, would be no exception. The PTSD symptoms described in the previous chapters can be quite encompassing and absorbing. It appeared likely that the PTSD veteran who was bombarded by or frantically warding off intrusive reminders of his war experience would have little energy or peace of mind left to meet the demands of daily life effectively.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zahava Solomon
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  1. 1.Israeli Defense Forces Medical CorpsTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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