Publisher: Algora Publishing (November 1, 2006)
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A Vietnam Trilogy finds the psychiatric effect of struggle on squaddies and veterans, denied or minimized by way of govt and the army. the consequences cross on for many years, and we're nonetheless simply studying to appreciate them. via efforts to regard veterans of prior conflicts Raymond Scurfield, a nationally-renowned authority on post-traumatic pressure illness, illustrates the inevitability of lifelong psychiatric, mental and social scars from latest conflicts to boot. In battle Trauma, the 3rd quantity in A Vietnam Trilogy, he seems to be at what army and psychological healthiness execs must have realized from the Vietnam warfare and previous wars for insights to assist people who find themselves now within the army or within the therapeutic professions, and their households and groups, to accommodate cutting-edge realities of strive against and its aftermath. the writer used to be a countrywide college member for joint VA-DOD education courses to reinforce psychological well-being reaction readiness in coaching for the Persian Gulf battle. What he came across used to be a resurgence of selective amnesia and denial in regards to the actual effect of conflict. Scurfield notes, "Chillingly, what occurred in Vietnam in 1968-69 concerning psychiatric casualties has huge, immense parallels to what's taking place this present day relating to US psychiatric casualties from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars." A Vietnam Trilogy bargains veterans, their households, their groups and their care prone insights into the character of the traumas suffered and proposals for treatment break-throughs for energetic accountability army group of workers and veterans with post-traumatic rigidity, and crucial assistance for his or her households. Scurfield files his leading edge cures for treating warfare trauma and PTSD and a complete version but to be attained in such a lot remedy techniques; they are going to be the basis for courses to aid modern-day veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and their households, as well as veterans of past wars nonetheless being affected by warfare trauma. * Raymond Monsour Scurfield, DSW, LCSW, ACSW, is an affiliate Professor within the university of Social paintings on the college of Southern Mississippi-Gulf Coast. A Vietnam veteran, he labored for the dep.. of Veterans Affairs for 25 years and directed PTSD psychological overall healthiness courses in l. a., Washington DC, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and American Samoa. he's famous nationally and the world over for his services in war-related PTSD via his management of leading edge therapy courses, 50+ guides, 250+ shows, academic video clips, nationwide media appearances and examine. His most up-to-date guides are at the carrying on with mental effect of the occasions of 9/ll and typhoon Katrina. Scurfield has got numerous amazing collage instructor awards, and the 2006 Mississippi Social employee of the 12 months Award in popularity of his post-Hurricane Katrina social paintings actions and post-traumatic tension interventions at the MS Gulf Coast seeing that August 29, 2005. proposing Scurfield with the Deptartment of Veterans Affairs Olin Teague award in 1988, President Ronald Reagan acknowledged, "Your achievements within the research and remedy of post-traumatic rigidity disease became landmarks in psychiatry." Scurfield keeps to damage new flooring within the therapy of war-related PTSD.