Within medical journals of the past few years one can find a fairly vast literature that has been precipitated by the war in Vietnam, with well over 150 papers available. Almost all of this, however, deals with the more obvious aspects of military medicine: trauma, emergency aid, evacuation, contagious diseases, and public health. Much is composed of the reminiscences and diaries of American physician volunteers, more than 600 of whom have served 2-month tours of duty in that stricken land. Little is concerned with the psychological and social dimensions of the conflict, and psychiatric reports are scarce, even in regard
Men, Stress and Vietnam.. Ann Intern Med. ;73:667. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-4-667
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