Combat Never Ends: The Paranoid Adaptation to Posttraumatic Stress

Hendin, Herbert
January 1984
American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1984, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p121
Academic Journal
Discusses the paranoid adaptation to posttraumatic stress and its relation to the way in which the Vietnam veterans experienced events in combat. Case illustrating how posttraumatic stress disorder can be treated in psychotherapy; Common experiences identified in the precombat lives of veterans with a paranoid adaptation; Psychodynamic explanations of postcombat violence in veterans.


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