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In the News: Dr. Michael Gabriel

November 14, 2012

KUTZTOWN, PA - KU Professor of American history Michael Gabriel recently spoke with the Reading Eagle about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and how the condition came to prominence during the Civil War.

"Particularly in the Civil War, there were many cases of soldiers noticing behavioral patterns after certain experiences or a culmination of experiences," Gabriel said. "In some cases, those men were relieved of duty. In some cases, the behavior was not manifested until they got home.

Read the full article: During Civil War they called it 'soldier's heart' (Reading Eagle)

Related: Dr. Michael Gabriel to present Chambliss Lecture