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Medical Museum Science Cafe - Confronting "Shell Shock" World War I - The American Experience

Jul. 24, 2018

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National Museum of Health and Medicine

2500 Linden Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-319-3303

Montgomery

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Patriotic Stars and Stripes
Description
During World War I, war-related psychological trauma was considered a new manifestation of psychiatric breakdown. American military medicine established an entirely new medical specialty with psychiatrists' understanding of "shell shock."
Hours
6-7pm
Event Details
Category: History & Heritage
Event Hours: 6-7pm

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