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Neuropsychology of PTSD

Problems, Prospects, and Promises
  • A. MacNeill HortonJr.
Part of the The Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Abstract

Perhaps one of the most interesting descriptions of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was that presented in the short story “Soldiers Home,” which was written by Ernest Hemingway following his return to the United States after serving in the Italian army during World War I. It is also intriguing, if not too speculative, to imagine that Hemingway’s traumatic experiences during World War I may have played a major role in much of his later work. For example, such novels as A Farewell to Arms and For Whom the Bell Tolls both deal with war-related traumatic experiences. When one reflects that post-traumatic stress disorder can last for decades, the possibilities become particularly interesting.

Keywords

Ptsd Symptom Motor Vehicle Accident Implicit Memory Neuropsychological Assessment Ptsd Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. MacNeill HortonJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Psych AssociatesTowsonUSA

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