TITLE

Unarmed and Dangerous: The Holistic Preparation of Soldiers for Combat

AUTHOR(S)
Barrett, Clark C.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Within the U.S. military, incidents of suicide and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continue to escalate unabated despite efforts to provide reactive, posttrauma treatment. A new focus on proactive, preemptive physical, mental, and moral/ethical training is required prior to combat. Methods pioneered and validated in the early 1990s are available and are ready for implementation, but the military must use a holistic, focused strategy to do so.
ACCESSION #
64162815

 

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