Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral injury after War by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini is the first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities.
‘Moral Injury': An Invisible Wound Of War - Veterans who have been a part of something that betrays their sense of right and wrong often find themselves grappling with what researchers are only now beginning to understand – something that PTSD doesn’t quite capture. They call it “moral injury.” It’s not a diagnosis, but an explanation for many veterans’ emotional responses to their experiences of war. A thoughtful examination from WBUR
For service members returning home from combat, PTSD diagnoses are commonplace and extensive. But one VA psychologist argues that the complications of PTSD compound to create a moral injury -- one that requires a community, not a clinic, in order to heal.