War vs. Mental Health
(see also War)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Coles, Robert. "Children & the bomb," NY Times Magazine (12/8/85).
Lifton, Robert Jay. "Beyond psychic numbing: a call to awareness," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 52,4 (10/82).
van Rheenen, F.J. & Gary Lapid. "Psychological effects of readiness for war," in A.H. Ehrlich & J.W. Birks (eds.) Hidden Dangers: Environmental Consequences of Preparing for War (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1990), pp. 190-209.
Ziferstein, Isidore. "Psychological habituation to war," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry ?,? (4/67). How government propaganda prepares people for war.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Gilligan, James. Violence. Reflections on a National Epidemic (NY, 1996).
Grossman, Dave. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War & Society (Boston: Back Bay, 1996).
In the Library: Fiction