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

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

Terrified: Private Preston, aged 19, had amnesia, word blindness and word deafness except to the word 'Bombs!'. Here Preston is emerging from underneath the bed after cowering underneath it. Poor kid

Disturbing Pathe footage from World War One reveals devastating effects of shell shock on soldiers as they were treated in pioneering Devon hospital

Terrified: Private Preston, aged 19, had amnesia, word blindness and word deafness except to the word 'Bombs!'. Here Preston is emerging from underneath the bed after cowering underneath it. Poor kid

Shell-shock during World War II. I love this photo. It shows so much in this simple scene from war.

Shell-shock during World War II. I love this photo. It shows so much in this simple scene from war.

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.

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.

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

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

A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. "I don't know why, but I find this image strangely beautiful. Grievous, but beautiful. I am not sure of the photographer of this piece or the name of the soldier in the photo. I do know that it is the cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-30," written by Fiona Reid. If anyone knows the photographer's name, I would appreciate it very much."~Sethaka.

A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. "I don't know why, but I find this image strangely beautiful. Grievous, but beautiful. I am not sure of the photographer of this piece or the name of the soldier in the photo. I do know that it is the cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-30," written by Fiona Reid. If anyone knows the photographer's name, I would appreciate it very much."~Sethaka.

SHELL SHOCK - Injuries and shell shock. Shows the terrible impacts of the horror to the human body and soul.

SHELL SHOCK - Injuries and shell shock. Shows the terrible impacts of the horror to the human body and soul.

The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I — Studies about the mental-health impact of the war have focused almost exclusively on men, to the detriment of the women who suffered on the front lines and the home front. | The Atlantic

The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I

The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I — Studies about the mental-health impact of the war have focused almost exclusively on men, to the detriment of the women who suffered on the front lines and the home front. | The Atlantic

A shell-shocked British soldier captured by the Germans during WW1, Shell shock was a common cause of crippling injury, usually without any physical trauma. Shell-shocked troops suffered from the effect of blast on the central nervous system experiencing severe disorientation, deafness, emetic syndrome, trembling, and often inability to stand.

A shell-shocked British soldier captured by the Germans during WW1, Shell shock was a common cause of crippling injury, usually without any physical trauma. Shell-shocked troops suffered from the effect of blast on the central nervous system experiencing severe disorientation, deafness, emetic syndrome, trembling, and often inability to stand.

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