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Textbooks of Military Medicine, Pt. 1, Warfare, Weaponry, and the Casualty: Military Psychiatry, Preparing in Peace for War

Title:
Textbooks of Military Medicine, Pt. 1, Warfare, Weaponry, and the Casualty: Military Psychiatry, Preparing in Peace for War
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Hardcover
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GPO Stock Number:
008-023-00112-0
ISBN:
0-16-059132-5
Description

Textbook of Military Medicine, Pt. 1, Warfare, Weaponry, and the Casualty. Specialty editors: Franklin D. Jones, et al. Addresses the multiple mental health services provided by the military during peacetime.  The U.S. Army's mental health services' peacetime roles include, but are not limited to, supporting soldiers and commanders as they participate in rescue missions with combat potential, peace-keeping roles, combating terrorists and hostage takers, interdiction of traffickers in drugs and illegal aliens, providing assistance in handling large influxes of refugees, assisting civilian officials in the aftermath of large-scale civilian disturbances (such as rioting and environmental disasters), and assistance following certain stressful human experiences such as accidents and death.  

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Foreword by The Surgeon General

Preface

Patient Flow in a Theater of Operations

Morale and Cohesion in Military Psychiatry

Military Families and Combat Readiness

Burnout in Military Personnel

Psychiatric Aspects of Diseases in Military Personnel

Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dependence

Homicide and Suicide in the Military

Ethical Issues in Combat Psychiatry

Ethical Challenges for the Psychiatrist During the Vietnam Conflict

Psychiatric Consultation to Command

Psychiatric Support for Commanders

Educating mental Health Workers

A Model Combat Psychiatry Training Program for Division Personnel

From Combat to Community Psychiatry

Military Psychiatry and Disasters

Military Psychiatry and Refugees

Military Psychiatry and Terrorism

Military Psychiatry and Hostage Negotiation

Psychiatric Effects of Disaster in the Military Community

Summation

Acknowledgements

Acronyms

Index

Audience

Commanders and medical officers should heed the central theme of the book: the stresses of military life can be significant, and it is the responsibility of the commander to assure that appropriate, timely prophylaxis, psychiatric intervention, and other mental health services are delivered to the entire military family.  In addition, this publication should be a vital resource for all military members and their families.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$17.50
International Price:
$24.50
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Office of the Surgeon General, Borden Institute
Author:
  • Jones, Franklin D.
Year/Pages:
1994: 331 p.; ill.
Notes:
Series is also cited as: Textbook of Military Medicine. NB1277
Key Phrases:
  • Warfare, Weaponry, and the Casualty
  • Military Psychiatry, Preparing in Peace for War
  • Military Psychology
  • Military Medicine
  • Military Hospitals
  • Mental Health
  • TMM
Weight:
3.125
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Cover:
Cloth
Subject Bibliography:
119TN 167HO
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
03/02/2000
Last Status Update:
10/19/2017
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