Simulated War: Remediating Trauma Narratives in Military Psychotherapy

@inproceedings{Brandt2016SimulatedWR,
  title={Simulated War: Remediating Trauma Narratives in Military Psychotherapy},
  author={Marisa Renee Brandt},
  year={2016}
}
How have the politics of therapy been reconfigured during the so-called Global War on Terror? What role have the new virtual reality therapies that so resemble other forms of military simulation played in this reconfiguration? In this article, I draw upon feminist science and technology’s (STS) theorization of human-machine interaction into order to interrogate how contemporary therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reconfigure agency in the practice of healing.  Analyzing… CONTINUE READING

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