Impact of posttraumatic stress disorder of World War II on the next generation.

@article{Rosenheck1986ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of posttraumatic stress disorder of World War II on the next generation.},
  author={Robert Rosenheck},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1986},
  volume={174 6},
  pages={319-27}
}
A clinical survey examined the experiences of children who grew up in families in which a father suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of combat experience in World War II. Although the data did not permit rigorous epidemiological or definitive etiological conclusions, the survey did reveal that some offspring of World War II combat veterans demonstrate long-term, transgenerational effects from their father's combat trauma. Although the children's conscious knowledge of the… CONTINUE READING