It is estimated that between 500,000 and 1.5 million Vietnam veterans suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the nature of which includes sociological and psychological manifestations. However, despite past research efforts, an adequate understanding of the social consequences of PTSD and its effect upon veterans and their families remains largely unexplored.
Peck, Dennis L.
"Editor's Introduction to the Special Issue "A Sociology of Survivors: Post-Traumatic Shock Syndrome","
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 11
, Article 2.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol11/iss4/2