All Quiet On The Western Front Dd Analysis

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PTSD Then and Now PTSD is an issue that many characters have to face in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. PTSD stands for post-traumatic stress disorder and is a recognized mental illness today. During World War I, when this book takes place, PTSD was not a known illness. Because of this, in the past it was harder for soldiers to cope with the stress and anxiety of coming home from war than it is now. It still is nowhere close to easy for soldiers today, but there are treatment options available for soldiers with PTSD to make their homecoming easier. Coming home from war in the past was more difficult because PTSD was not recognized, now PTSD can be treated, and today people are more accepting of people with PTSD. PTSD

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