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Shell shock

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:


'Contributions to the Study of Shell Shock', 19160108

Reference Code: GBR/3377/CSMyers/3/2
Scope and Contents

The sub-heading of this piece is: 'Being an Account of Certain Cases Treated by Hypnosis'.

Dates: 19160108

Letter to Rivers from C. S. Myers on 'shell shock' and repressed memory, 1917-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/13
Scope and Contents

Myers writes that he envies Rivers his freedom to publish his findings, since Myers was prevented by the military from circulating his work on 'reassociative' treatments.

Dates: 1917-08-20

Note to Rivers from W H Stoddart thanking him for a reprinted research paper, 1917-07-10

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/3
Scope and Contents

Stoddart wonders why some individuals succumb to war-shock while others, subjected to similar experiences, do not and suggests that Rivers should have gone further with his patients in order to try to answer that question.

Dates: 1917-07-10

Notes on 'the Danger Instincts'

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/1/6
Scope and Contents

Rivers's work on reactions to danger (flight, aggression, immobility etc.) form part of his investigation into the effects of war trauma and the neuroses exhibited by some of those who had fought in the First World War. Rivers differentiates between cowardice and neurosis.


The papers of C S Myers

Reference Code: GBR/3377/CSMyers
Dates: 1865 - 1943