Moral Injury is a relatively new and evolving area of Psychology. Here are a few resources where you can discover more:
Journal Articles & Research
Litz BT, Stein N, Delaney E, Lebowitz L, Nash WP, Silva C, et al. Moral injury and moral repair in war veterans: A preliminary model and intervention strategy. Clinical Psychology Review. 2009;29(8):695-706.
Murray E, Krahé C, Goodsman D. Are medical students in prehospital care at risk of moral injury? Emergency Medicine Journal. 2018;35(10):590-4.
Murray E. Moral injury and the ongoing debate about the psychological harms of working in healthcare. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 2019;14:1-3.
Walton M, Murray E, Christian MD. Mental health care for medical staff and affiliated healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care. 2020;9(3):241-7.
Useful keywords for a literature search:
- Moral injury
- Moral distress (older work)
- Moral pain (older work)
- Physician wellbeing
- PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Walton M. Resilience – One Team’s Trauma [Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY60ZOWBvDc]