From the October, 2005 issue of Touchstone
Killing Disorders by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

Killing Disorders

Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress by Rachel M. MacNair

Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress: The Psychological Consequences Of Killing
Universe Press, 2005
(207 pages, $17.95, paperback)

reviewed by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

Even though human nature so resists causing death or harm to others that those who do it often suffer severe psychological problems, social scientists who study post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) almost never focus on the perpetrator, except in cases of “abusive violence” or “atrocities.”

Rachel MacNair, an independent researcher and director of the Institute for Integrated Social Analysis, does so in th . . .


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