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"A Peculiar Functional Disorder:" Irritable Heart and the American Civil War
  • Presented By National Museum of Civil War Medicine
  • May 9, 2017
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine
  • 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701
  • 301-695-1864
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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    Dr.  Ashley Bown-Murphy will discuss her research into the diagnosis of "irritable heart" during the American Civil War.  The disorder has been likened to Post-Traumtic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in today's soldiers.