Among The Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, & Ptsd
A gripping account of PTSD, and a stark reminder that, for many, wars go on long after the last shot is fired.In the shadows of army life is a world where friends become monsters, where kindness twists into assault, and where self-loathing and despair become constant companions. Whether you know it by old names like â€śsoldierâ€™s heart,â€ť â€śshell shock,â€ť or â€ścombat fatigue,â€ť post-traumatic stress disorder has left deep and silent wounds throughout history in the ranks of fighting forces.Among the Walking Woundedtells one veteranâ€™s experience of PTSD through an intimate personal account, as visceral as it is blunt. In a courageous story of descent and triumph, it tackles the stigma of PTSD head-on and brings an enduring message of struggle and hope for wounded Canadian veterans. This book is a must-read for anyone who cares about Canadian veterans and the dark war they face long after their combat service is ended.
This is a Canadian veteranâ€™s experience of PTSD delivered in an intimate personal account that is as visceral as it is blunt â€” a courageous story of dark descent and painful triumph that stands as a testament for many Canadian soldiers who still fight and suffer in the shadows.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgementsTerms and AbbreviationsForeword (by Martha Rutherford Conrad)PrologueIntroductionPart 1: GroupingChapter 1: DoppelgĂ¤ngerChapter 2: RemnantsChapter 3: The Widening GyreChapter 4: Andy's SongPart 2: ZeroingChapter 5: A Funeral For Trooper CaswellChapter 6: Forward MomentumChapter 7: The Lonesome Death of Corporal Joshua WoodChapter 8: The Sun Also RisesEpilogueNotesImage Credits