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Shell Shock Victim (WW1). Disturbing footage of the effects of shell shock. Filmed during World War 1, this remarkable film shows a traumatised soldier staggering and hardly able to walk, however after treatment, the man is transformed and confidently walks towards the camera.

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from The Atlantic

The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I

World War One's Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims: Hysteria was considered an inadequate, and emasculating, explanation for a soldiers' mental health. If a woman at home in London could experience comparable mental distress to those in France and elsewhere, then not only would men no longer be the only ones “under fire;” women’s minds could be seen as equivalent to men’s, and their suffering just as great.

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Shell Shock, WWI During this time of war, the human race is introduced to shell shock and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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#Once known only as "shell shock," a vague condition affecting war veterans, PTSD is now recognized as an anxiety disorder brought on by a traumatic event. - MilitaryAvenue.com Like, Share, Pin! Thanks :)

#Once known only as "shell shock," a vague condition affecting war veterans, PTSD is now recognized as an anxiety disorder brought on by a traumatic event. - MilitaryAvenue.com Like, Share, Pin! Thanks :)

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from io9

From "Irritable Heart" to "Shellshock": How Post-Traumatic Stress Became a Disease

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