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A prominent Canadian doctor named Sir Andrew MacPhail opined that shell shock was a "manifestation of childishness and femininity" and feared that the effects of shell shock could, if untreated, spread throughout a battalion.
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The film deals with a soldier whose shell shock manifests itself in a bout of blindness following a near-death experience in the trenches, and Kaes's account of it sets the tone for the centrality of shell shock within the text.
But another doctor, discussing shell shock in 1918, was explicit in the sharp boundary between nervous breakdown and insanity, arguing that victims had no need for institutionalization and could indeed continue to work.
Four out of five cases of shell shock were never able to return to service.
Some of those shot at dawn were just boy soldiers or were suffering from shell shock, although the condition was not recognised till later.
Many British "old sweats" are familiar with this ditty, and the term "doolally" (derived from a notorious base in India in WWII) is synonymous with shell shock and mental disorder.
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The announcement came half way through a legal challenge in which the family argued that Pte Farr was suffering from shell shock and was never a coward.
At Edison Field, they set off fireworks, ``bombs bursting in air,'' jolting singers into sour notes and introducing younger fans to the concept of shell shock.
The announcement came half way through a legal challenge in which the family argues that Pte Farr was suffering from shell shock and was never a coward.
The announcement came half way through a legal challenge in which the family argues Pte Farr was suffering from shell shock and was never a coward.