Schwartzkopf – It Doesn’t Take a Hero

General Schwarzkopf’s autobiography opens with the mention that he was shaped by emotion – by Vietnam and his mother’s alcoholism as much as by his father being a general (x).  And I wonder now if it it was his experience in Vietnam that led to what I would consider a “conservative” approach to Desert Shield…

Rush Williams et al. – “Borderline Personality Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma: Analysis of Previous Traumatization and Current Psychiatric Presentation”

Williams, Rush, et al.  “Borderline Personality Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma: Analysis of Previous Traumatization and Current Psychiatric Presentation.”  Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2015): 1-14.  Sage.  Web.  21 July 2015. From the Abstract: …veterans with comorbid MST[military sexual trauma]-related PTSD and BPD [Borderline Personality Disorder] had significantly greater PTSD criterion B (avoidance) symptoms, depressive symptomatology, and…

Gil and Weinberg – “Secondary trauma among social workers treating trauma clients: The role of coping strategies and internal resources”

Gil, Sharon and Michael Weinberg.  “Secondary trauma among social workers treating trauma clients: The role of coping strategies and internal resources.”  International Social Work 58.4 (2015): 551-61.  Sage.  Web.  21 July 2015. From the Abstract: A hierarchical regression analysis revealed that emotion-focused and avoidance coping strategies, previous history of exposure to a traumatic event, and…