A condition usually
found in Soldiers, where a traumatic experience forces the person into a state of shock, such as being in the proximity of an exploding Artillery shell (Hence Shellshock). They are quite often
rendered completely incapacitated without
suffering any physical damage. This is also often
confused with PTSD.
The Marine began
to run across the pitted sand, when the Howitzer shell
hit next to him. He was launched into the air, and when he landed, he lay stiff as a board, on the verge of sobbing, he had been