Psychology in the Service of National Security

Psychology in the Service of National Security

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This volume highlights the diverse contributions of militarypsychologists towards our nation's security and towards the disciplineof psychology itself. The United States Armed Forces have frequentlyled our culture in personnel and policy changes that the generalpopulation had difficulty accepting, such as racial integration and theintegration of women. In addition, psychologists in the military haveused clinical approaches to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, and psychopharmacology that have tested researchunderstanding before widespread use for the general publicRetrieved September 1, 2004, from t03142003_t0313fhp.html Wisher, R. A., aamp; Olson, T. M. (2002). ... usera#39;s manual. Libertyville, IL: Author. Wood, D. P., Koffman, R. L, aamp; Arita, A. A. (2003). Psychiatric medevacs during a ... Yerkes, R. M. (1917). ... Psychological Review, 25, 85- 115.

Title:Psychology in the Service of National Security
Author:A. David Mangelsdorff
Publisher:Amer Psychological Assn - 2006-01-01


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