First you have to be sent to the Western front. Then you have to survive in the trench long enough for your mind to crack. Don't worry with the lice, the smell of urine, rotting corpse and shit not to mention the constant shelling it should not take more than a week or two if you're lucky. Off course if it 1914 you might get a quick court martial followed by your execution. If it later in the war you might spend the rest of your life in a mental hospital like some of [these poor chap.](http://ift.tt/1DB7Zax) This beg the question why are people re-using the Shellshock name so lightly?
from overview for madhi19 http://ift.tt/YfCRfU