Introduction: the trauma of war. Posttraumatic stress disorder: an old problem with a new name. War trauma and human development: the Vietnam experience. Social networks, helping networks, and Vietnam veterans. Irrational reactions to posttraumatic stress disorder and Vietnam veterans. Diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder in Vietnam veterans. Individual psychotherapy with Vietnam veterans. Rap groups and group therapy for Vietnam veterans. Family therapy for Vietnam veterans. The place of narcosynthesis in the treatment of chronic and delayed stress response reactions of war. The veterans administration's Vietnam veteran outreach and counseling centers. Inpatient treatment of Vietnam veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. A guide to obtaining a military history from Vietnam veterans. The unconscious flashback tot eh ware in Vietnam veterans: clinical mystery, legal defense, and community problem. Women Vietnam veterans. Vietnam veterans on active duty: adjustment in a supportive environment. Vietnam era prisoners of war: studies of U.S. Air Force prisoners of war. The intercultural setting: Encountering black Vietnam veterans. Diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in the Hispanic Vietnam veterans. Incarcerated Vietnam veterans. Forensic assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder in Vietnam veterans. Conclusion: stress and recovery in Vietnam veterans. Index.