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War and Health

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780470512371

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The State "War is the Health of the State" by Randolph Bourne (). To most Americans of the classes which consider themselves significant the war [World War I] brought a sense of the sanctity of the State which, if they had had time to think about it, would have seemed a sudden and surprising alteration in their habits of thought. The Borden Institute publishes and maintains the Textbooks of Military Medicine. The volumes in the series constitute a comprehensive treatise on the art and science of military medicine, covering such diverse topics as biological and chemical warfare, military preventive medicine, military medical ethics, combat behavioral health, harsh.

Involvement in warfare can have dramatic consequences for the mental health and well-being of military personnel. During the 20th century, US military psychiatrists tried to deal with these consequences while contributing to the military goal of preserving manpower and reducing the debilitating impact of psychiatric syndromes by implementing screening programs to detect factors that predispose Cited by: Borden Institute Emergency War Surgery book poster Navy Captain Miguel Cubano, commanding officer of Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, was the senior medical editor for the fourth and fifth editions of this essential readiness publication.


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