Societal factors that negatively affect the mental health support for the British Army's Service personnel involved in major trauma.

  • Amy Finnegan
  • Published 1997 in Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps


Introduction The nature of military employment is such that Service personnel may be exposed to traumatic experiences of such intensity as to make the development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) a strong possibility (1,2). This paper explores the effect that factors such as psychiatric labelling and stigma have upon Service personnel requiring post… (More)

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