Military Psychology, Second Edition: Clinical and Operational Applications / Edition 2

Military Psychology, Second Edition: Clinical and Operational Applications / Edition 2

by Carrie H. Kennedy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1462506496

ISBN-13: 9781462506491

Pub. Date: 07/19/2012

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Widely regarded as the authoritative reference in the field, this book comprehensively explores the psychological needs of today's service members and how to meet them effectively. Expert contributors review best practices for conducting fitness-for-duty evaluations and other types of assessments, treating frequently encountered clinical problems, responding to

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Widely regarded as the authoritative reference in the field, this book comprehensively explores the psychological needs of today's service members and how to meet them effectively. Expert contributors review best practices for conducting fitness-for-duty evaluations and other types of assessments, treating frequently encountered clinical problems, responding to disasters, and promoting the health and well-being of all personnel. The book also examines the role of mental health professionals in enhancing operational readiness, with chapters on crisis and hostage negotiation, understanding terrorists, and more. New to This Edition The latest scientific knowledge, clinical interventions, and training recommendations. Chapter on acute combat stress. Chapter on post-deployment problems, including PTSD and depression. Chapter on military psychology ethics. Coverage of blast concussion screening and evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462506491
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/19/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
409
Sales rank:
776,658
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, Thomas C. Lynch
1. A History of Military Psychology, Carrie H. Kennedy, Jamie G. H. Hacker Hughes, and Jeffrey A. McNeil
2. Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations, Mark C. Monahan and James M. Keener
3. Assessment and Selection of High-Risk Operational Personnel: Identifying Essential Psychological Attributes, James J. Picano, Thomas J. Williams, and Robert R. Roland
4. Assessment and Management of Acute Combat Stress on the Battlefield, Bret A. Moore, Shawn T. Mason, and Bruce E. Crow
5. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, and Other Psychological Sequelae of Military Deployment, Greg M. Reger and Nancy A. Skopp
6. Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine in Military Healthcare Settings, Alan L. Peterson, Ann S. Hryshko-Mullen, and Donald D. McGeary
7. Military Roles in Postdisaster Mental Health, Teresa M. Au, Teresa L. Marino-Carper, Benjamin D. Dickstein, and Brett T. Litz
8. Neuropsychological Practice in the Military, Louis M. French, Victoria Anderson-Barnes, Laurie M. Ryan, Thomas M. Zazeckis, and Sally Harvey
9. Suicide Prevention in the Military, David E. Jones, Laurel L. Hourani, Mathew B. Rariden, Patricia J. Hammond, and Aaron D. Werbel
10. Substance Abuse Services and Gambling Treatment in the Military, Ingrid B. Pauli, Carrie H. Kennedy, David E. Jones, William A. McDonald, and Revonda Grayson
11. Crisis and Hostage Negotiation, Russell E. Palarea, Michael G. Gelles, and Kirk L. Rowe
12. Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Training: Preparing Military Members for the Demands of Captivity, Anthony P. Doran, Gary B. Hoyt, Melissa D. Hiller Lauby, and Charles A. Morgan III
13. The Psychology of Terrorists: Nazi Perpetrators, the Baader–Meinhof Gang, War Crimes in Bosnia, Suicide Bombers, the Taliban, and Al Qaeda, Eric A. Zillmer
14. Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical, Operational, Expeditionary, and Combat Environments, Carrie H. Kennedy

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