“I Don’t Think I Would Have Recovered”

  title={“I Don’t Think I Would Have Recovered”},
  author={William M. Marcellino and Frank J. Tortorello},
  journal={Armed Forces & Society},
  pages={496 - 518}
  • William M. Marcellino, Frank J. Tortorello
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Armed Forces & Society
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