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It's a disorder, but really what is 'IT'? | Darn Wright


Last updated 5/26/2021 at 2:27pm

Due to their symptoms and a long history of belittling labels, a WWII general slapped these infirmed soldiers. Those GIs, who were assaulted by their superior, belong to a long line of mentally ill individuals, who were christened by a list of disparaging descriptive words, such as operational exhaustion, mental illness, soldier's heart, shell-shock, battle fatigue, combat disorder, combat neurosis, delayed-stress syndrome, gutless, and yellow belly coward.

In 2014, the U.S. Senate designated June as National PTSD Awareness Month and during this period we all are encouraged to broaden...

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