Author: Shay, Jonathan
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Year Published: 2014

An accessible academic paper on Moral Injury.

Created on 23 Apr 2020
Last updated on 23 Apr 2020
Moderated on 24 Apr 2020


An academic paper with relevance to people in leadership

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Shay is definining Moral Injury as occuring in the context of all 3 of ...

  • A betrayal of what's right
  • by someone who holds legitimate authority (eg in the military - a leader)
  • in a high stakes situation

He is a clinical psychiatrist working with traumatised military Veterans in Masachussets.