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Combat exhaustion cases are brought to an aid station, Army doctors are lectured on combat fatigue, and "hysteria" cases are examined. Describes physical disorders resulting from battle fatigue. A victim of hysterical amnesia is treated with various drugs. A patient relives his combat experiences while under chemical hypnosis. Patients receive personality tests and sleep therapy. Electric shock and insulin is used on "loss of weight" cases. Rehabilitated patients pitch tents and drill. Sodium amytyl is given fatigue cases at the front. Psychiatric officers at the front attempt to detect signs of exhaustion prior to collapse.
From the Office of the Chief Signal Officer.
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