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By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
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Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... This chapter explores the many ways that combat has transformed soldiers’ experiences of being in the world. In the case of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, transformations other than bodily injury are overwhelmingly described in terms of posttraumatic stress disorder. This chapter seeks...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... This chapter explores how the women living in the daily-rent hotels experienced mental health crises and psychiatric care in the context of ongoing stimulant use. Today, posttraumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder are diagnosed at very high frequency, and the prescription of broad...