Paul Valent

Paul Valent

Consultant liaison psychiatrist, psychotherapist, traumatologist,
Co-founder and past president Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,

Psychological attitudes and war. Social Alternatives 3:55-58

The horror of war, its destructiveness, suffering, degradation and futility may be denied, trivialised, and discounted. War can become a distasteful taboo subject. It is more productive to be aware of  war and its implications, and to acquire scientific knowledge about this phenomenon.  This approach provides the only hope for gaining power over our horror and fears, as a step in gaining some control over war itself.

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