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Stress of Combat - The Combat of Stress: Caring Strategies Towards Ex-Service Men & Women

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Book News Annotation:

As a welfare officer in Britain's Ex-Service Mental Welfare Society, the author's job was to locate and assess war veterans to make sure they were receiving full benefits. He tells of the horrors and fears these veterans could not leave behind on the battlefield to illustrate essential concepts of battle stress and mental conditions. He discusses patient treatment, assessment, and rehabilitation strategies, and looks at the changing recognition of combat stress by the government. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Here is an essential guide to a wide range of battle stress, war experience and mental conditions. The case histories and types of patient will be of interest to the caring professions, the social services, the Armed Forces, and to all families with members serving, of who have served, in the Armed Forces. Recent advances in understanding psychological mechanisms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder have led to a better under standing of combat stress. The book covers the First and Second World Wars, in all there theaters; Korea, Cyprus, Malaya, and Aden; and more recently, Northern Ireland, the Falklands, the Gulf and Bosnia. it includes important patient treatment, assessment and rehabilitation strategies, as well as discussing the formal and changing recognition of combat stress by the Armed Forces and the Government.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [286]-287) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781898595274
Subtitle:
Caring Strategies Towards Ex-Service Men and Women
Publisher:
Alpha Press
Author:
Brook, Roy.
Location:
Brighton, U.K. ;
Subject:
War
Subject:
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Subject:
Veterans
Subject:
Mental health services
Subject:
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Psychopathology - General
Publication Date:
January 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
318
Dimensions:
8.30x5.40x.90 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Here is an essential guide to a wide range of battle stress, war experience and mental conditions. The case histories and types of patient will be of interest to the caring professions, the social services, the Armed Forces, and to all families with members serving, of who have served, in the Armed Forces. Recent advances in understanding psychological mechanisms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder have led to a better under standing of combat stress. The book covers the First and Second World Wars, in all there theaters; Korea, Cyprus, Malaya, and Aden; and more recently, Northern Ireland, the Falklands, the Gulf and Bosnia. it includes important patient treatment, assessment and rehabilitation strategies, as well as discussing the formal and changing recognition of combat stress by the Armed Forces and the Government.
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