Psychologist's Theory to Bring Peace Could Turn Soldiers Into Better Killers

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The Pitch | October 26, 2004
Rachel MacNair argues that in war, the major stressor that causes post-traumatic stress disorder isn't watching a buddy die or coming under heavy fire from enemies. Instead, she believes, the key factor is killing someone else.

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