Psychiatry and World War I Shell Shock

Historian Rachel Levandoski gave an illustrated talk about psychiatry and World War I shell shock at the National Museum of Health and Medicine… read more

Historian Rachel Levandoski gave an illustrated talk about psychiatry and World War I shell shock at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland. A historian in the Secretary of Defense’s historical office, Ms. Levandoski detailed the nature of shell shock and the lessons learned, or not learned by military psychiatrists at the time.

Shell shock is a term coined during World War I to describe psychological trauma and symptoms associated with the relentless and sometimes days long artillery attacks soldiers were forced to endure in the trenches. close

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Program ID:
448871-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2018 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 10, 2018 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 18, 2018 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2018 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2018 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2018 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2018 | 12:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2018 | 7:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 09, 2018 | 9:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 10, 2018 | 1:24am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 10, 2018 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 3
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