Role of morality in the experience of guilt and shame within the armed forces

  title={Role of morality in the experience of guilt and shame within the armed forces},
  author={Anthony Nazarov and Rakesh Jetly and Heather E McNeely and Mark W. Kiang and Ruth A. Lanius and Margaret C. McKinnon},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
Despite advances in our understanding of mental health issues among military forces, a large proportion of military personnel continue to exhibit deployment‐related psychological issues. Recent work has identified symptoms of guilt and shame related to moral injury as contributing significantly to combat‐related mental health issues. This systematic scoping review explores the association between morality and symptoms of guilt and shame within military forces. 
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