Moral Injury Themes in Combat Veterans’ Narrative Responses From the National Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Study:

@article{Vargas2013MoralIT,
  title={Moral Injury Themes in Combat Veterans’ Narrative Responses From the National Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Study:},
  author={Alison Flipse Vargas and Thomas Hanson and D. Kraus and K. Drescher and D. Foy},
  journal={Traumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={243-250}
}
Spiritual changes, or “soul wounds,” have long been described as expectable consequences of combat, useful in understanding the profound changes in many surviving warriors. However, moral injury as a research construct has only recently been introduced into the combat trauma literature (Drescher et al., 2011), and it is in the early stages of construct validation. To extend validation efforts, the current study examined National Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Study (NVVRS) veterans’ narrative… Expand
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