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“Imaging the Mind”: Military Psychiatry Meets Documentary Film

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on World War II and its immediate aftermath, this chapter offers a genealogy of a particular documentary tendency, one tied to the concurrent rise of military psychiatry and of the ... More


Solemn Venues: War Trauma and the Expanding Nontheatrical Realm

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1943, the army psychiatrist George S. Goldman began to develop a series of documentaries that could “contribute to mental health” by “removing some of the mystery connected with psychiatry and by ... More


Managing the Trauma of Labor: Military Psychiatric Cinema in World War II

Kaia Scott

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Kaia Scott, discusses the U.S. military’s use of film to deploy psychiatric ideas and treatment techniques throughout all levels of personnel during the Second World War. It ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Ayako Bennette

in Diagnosing Dissent: Hysterics, Deserters, and Conscientious Objectors in Germany during World War One

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751202
eISBN:
9781501751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751202.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines an array of files within the context of the time to understand how and why physicians made certain diagnoses and proposed treatments to patients of World War I. It analyses the ... More


Death in Life: Documenting Survival after Hiroshima

Franny Nudelman

in Remaking Reality: U. S. Documentary Culture after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638690
eISBN:
9781469638713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638690.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Franny Nudelman’s essay, “Death In Life: Documenting Survival After Hiroshima,” considers the influence of military psychiatry on documentary writing about Hiroshima survivors and, more broadly, on ... More


Ubi bene, ibi patria: Nostalgia Fin de Siècle

Thomas Dodman

in What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

More so than romantic poets, it was fears about “excessive” seasoning, creolization, and racial degeneration in the colonies that helped demedicalize nostalgia in the second half of the nineteenth ... More


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