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soldier's heart

Post traumatic stress disorder, see there.

soldier's heart

An obsolete term for panic attack.
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Q. I have just developed a pain in my calf - feels like it clicks when I walk, and is a sharp pain I first noticed this problem this morning. As I stepped out of my car, I felt a sharp pain in my left calf, and it has gone worse as the day has gone on. No pain until I walk.

A. hmmm...now as i think of it- fatman's answer seems more logical. but usually people can tell the difference between strained muscle and other stuff. if it was just a pulled muscle he would have thought of it and naturally massage the area. no?

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West Point Professor Elizabeth Samet's Soldier's Heart (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), a meditation on the power of literature, and war veteran Matthew Eck's harrowing debut novel, The Farther Shore (Milkweed Editions), took second place honors, each receiving $5,000.
At one stage, my great aunt was operating in a tent, holding a wounded soldier's heart in her hand in a warm towel, while a surgeon removed a bullet.
Horrific internet footage has emerged appearing to show rebel leader Abu Sakar cutting out a dead government soldier's heart and eating it while surrounded by chanting comrades.
Examples of such traumas and complexes are shell shock, soldier's heart, combat neurosis, combat fatigue, or De Costa syndrome, known for more than a century as neurocirculatory asohenia.
Tick is a practicing psychotherapist who has worked with veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder for more than 30 years and is the founder of Soldier's Heart, a nonprofit veterans advocacy and safe-return program.
In her insightful Soldier's Heart, [Samet] gives us some provocative glimpses into the military mind-set.
hoping it will soften a soldier's heart into tossing away a water bottle or bar of chocolate.

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