Soldier's Heart Syndrome

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“These men were somehow different from other men. They were said to have Soldier's Heart” (XV) Who are these men some might ask and what is Soldier's Heart. Well, page XV tells us, “In the Civil War the syndrome was generally not recognized at all...killing by men using raw firepower...The same young men were fed into those days there was no scientific knowledge of mental health disorders…Some men came through combat unscathed. Most did not...They were said to have Soldier's Heart” This gives us an abundance of information about the questions stated beforehand. From this quote, we realize that Soldier's Heart is a mental syndrome or disorder. Also we realize that the people diagnosed with Soldier's Heart are troops in the armed
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