moral injury - a construct that describes extreme and unprecedented life experience including the harmful aftermath of exposure to such events.
Moral Injury in War
Moral injuries may stem from direct participation in acts of combat, such as killing or harming others, or indirect acts, such as witnessing death or dying, failing to prevent immoral acts of others, or giving or receiving orders that are perceived as gross moral violations.
And being on the other side of the spectrum I feel helpless.All i can do is listen if they're willing to talk about it.
I cant even imagine what the kids live through, being second hand victims to serious Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Moral Injury.
The mind is a very powerful and delicate instrument.
"If you don't intervene with the emotional aftermath of the war up-front and early, it can slide down a precipitous path to hell."