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HST114.B01: U.S. History from 1877 (Weisberger): Home


Welcome to the Research Guide for HST114.B01.  Please use this guide to find resources for your final project.  Please contact myself or any BCC Librarian if you have any questions.

What was the impact of the Vietnam war on wives at home?

Vietnam soldier with tank graffitiAccording to Prakash, Bavdekar, and Joshi (2011), "Few studies on stress have been carried out in soldiers and other paramilitary forces deployed in operational situations because of the security concerns, practical difficulties of conducting combat psychiatric studies and various other reasons. Studies on their families, who safeguard the family interests, during the period of absence of soldiers, have been even fewer. Significant contributions of researchers in this field were reviewed and suitably interpreted. Analysis revealed various types of stress and the multiple coping methods being practiced. It also highlighted various preventive and remedial measures being undertaken by waiting wives and their children. There is a need to understand and address the psychosocial issues of these families." Read more here.

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