Factitious posttraumatic stress disorder: the veteran who never got to Vietnam.

@article{Lynn1984FactitiousPS,
  title={Factitious posttraumatic stress disorder: the veteran who never got to Vietnam.},
  author={Edward J. Lynn and M G Belza},
  journal={Hospital & community psychiatry},
  year={1984},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={697-701}
}
The historical uniqueness of the Vietnam War produced an unusually high rate of psychiatric dysfunction among veterans, particularly in the form of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Now, in the wake of unprecedented media coverage of PTSD and the growth of veteran outreach centers documenting and publicizing the difficulties of some veterans, a… CONTINUE READING