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Author Shay, Jonathan.
Title Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character / Jonathan Shay.
Imprint New York : Scribner, 1995, c1994.
Edition First Scribner edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC550 .S53 1995    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC550 .S53 1995    AVAILABLE  
Subject Homer. Iliad.
War neuroses.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Psychological aspects.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Veterans -- Mental health -- United States.
War -- Psychological aspects.
Description xxiii, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First Scribner edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-236) and index.
ISBN 0689121822 : $20.00
OCLC # 32524758
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
1Betrayal of "What's Right"3
2Shrinkage of the Social and Moral Horizon23
3Grief at the Death of a Special Comrade39
4Guilt and Wrongful Substitution69
5Berserk77
6Dishonoring the Enemy103
7What Homer Left Out121
8Soldiers' Luck and God's Will137
9Reclaiming the Iliad's Gods as a Metaphor of Social Power149
10The Breaking Points of Moral Existence - What Breaks?165
11Healing and Tragedy183
 Notes211
 Bibliography233
 Index237