Psychological consequences of the American Civil War / R. Gregory Lande.
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|Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library||973.714 LANDE (Text)||37500004459075||Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781476667379
- Physical Description: vii, 246 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-238) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Sadness and suicide -- A loss of faith -- Promising much and delivering little -- Intemperance -- Carnival of crime -- Pretentious panaceas -- Return of reason.
"The conclusion of America's Civil War set off an ongoing struggle as a fractured society suffered the psychological consequences of four years of destruction, deprivation and distrust. Veterans experienced climbing rates of depression, suicide, mental illness, crime, and alcohol and drug abuse. This book provides a comprehensive account of the war-weary fighting their mental demons"-- Provided by publisher.
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