Private Charles H. Kuhly In August 1943, Private Charles H. Kuhl was in the military for eight months, during which time he was hospitalized three times for mental health issues. According to his medical chart, he was diagnosed with "exhaustion", a catch-all term for psychological distress, specifically what has been called "shell shock" since World War I and what is now post-traumatic. Recognized as a stress disorder. "Obviously, he can't take it up front. It is returned again and again," the note said.
COMING UP SHORT THIS MONTH.