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Moral transgression during the Vietnam War: a path analysis of the psychological impact of veterans’ involvement in wartime atrocities

Article

Involvement in wartime combat often conveys a number of deleterious outcomes, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, hostility aggression, and suicidal ideation. Less studied is the effect of engagement in wartime atrocities, including witnessing and perpetrating abusive violence.

Abstract

Involvement in wartime combat often conveys a number of deleterious outcomes, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, hostility aggression, and suicidal ideation. Less studied is the effect of engagement in wartime atrocities, including witnessing and perpetrating abusive violence.

Full Reference

Dennis, P.A., Dennis, N.M., Van Voorhees, E.E., Calhoun, P.S., Dennis, M.F., Beckham, J.C., 2017. Moral transgression during the Vietnam War: a path analysis of the psychological impact of veterans’ involvement in wartime atrocities. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 30(2), pp.188-201.