Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Type: Thesis
Title: 'Nothing new to medical science' : the construction of war neurosis and the life course outcomes of WW2 veterans / John Raftery.
Author: Raftery, John
Issue Date: 2000
School/Discipline: Dept. of Public Health
Abstract: Documents and evaluates the experiences and life outcomes of a sample of WW2 veterans against a background of ideas about the neuroses of war, thereby examining the history of medical ideas about the psychological casualties of war, and the history of the lives of participants of war. The medical framework and social context that underpin the construction of war experience is critically examined in this thesis.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Public Health, 2000
Subject: War neuroses.
Post-traumatic stress disorder Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 Veterans Australia
World War, 1939-1945 Psychological aspects.
Description: Bibliography: leaves 385-417.
x, 417 leaves : ill. (some col.), [1] col. map ; 30 cm.
Provenance: This electronic version is made publicly available by the University of Adelaide in accordance with its open access policy for student theses. Copyright in this thesis remains with the author. This thesis may incorporate third party material which has been used by the author pursuant to Fair Dealing exception. If you are the author of this thesis and do not wish it to be made publicly available or If you are the owner of any included third party copyright material you wish to be removed from this electronic version, please complete the take down form located at:
Appears in Collections:Research Theses

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
01front.pdf154.19 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
02whole.pdf28.98 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.