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American Journal of Dance Therapy

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 95–109 | Cite as

Vietnam and reality—The story of Mr. D

  • Nitzan Gordon-Cohen
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Abstract

This paper describes the story and treatment of D, a veteran who was diagnosed as suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) due to events which occurred during his service in Vietnam. The treatment described is group dance/movement therapy on a short-term psychiatric unit. The issues addressed were anger, mistrust, and problems with intimacy and letting go.

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Social Psychology Health Psychology Stress Disorder Post Traumatic Stress Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 
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© American Dance Therapy Association, Inc 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nitzan Gordon-Cohen
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  1. 1.Veteran's Administration HospitalBaltimore

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