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Post-Traumatic Stress in Archaic and Classical Greece

White, Adrienne


Since the publication of Jonathan Shay's 'Achilles in Vietnam' in 1994, classicists have increasingly searched for evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the ancient world. Yet, despite rapid developments in the field of psychology and psychiatry, assumptions about war, trauma and violence are often used to justify the argument that PTSD simply had to exist in the past, without appropriately addressing the methodological concerns underlying the application of modern psychiatric...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/M3NR-1K70


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