Accession Number : ADA199422


Title :   Proceedings of Users' Workshop on Combat Stress (6th) Held in San Antonio, Texas, on 30 November-4 December 1987


Descriptive Note : Consultation rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX


Personal Author(s) : Mangelsdorff, A D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a199422.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1988


Pagination or Media Count : 155


Abstract : The proceeding document the presentations at a workshop conducted in December 1987. The topics addressed included the following: 1) training for unit level stress management and for the prevention, identification, management, and treatment of battle fatigue throughout the total Army; 2) evaluating the methods used and effectiveness of the stress training packages; evaluating the cohesion of individual units; 4) implementing the organizational and operational concepts for combat stress control on the Airland Battlefield as reflected in the new unit Table of Organization and Equipment that has been developed for the Combat Stress Control medical company and detachment. Other topics included in the presentations are 1) techniques for developing cohesion, 2) methods of identifying individuals at risk for becoming stress casualties, and 3) the conduct of debriefings for stress casualties and for health service workers. Keywords: Stress psychology, Psychology stress disorders, Post-traumatic, Psychosocial trauma, Stress management, Rescue worker stress, Cohesion, Reserves, Victims.


Descriptors :   *STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY) , SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY , SYMPOSIA , ORGANIZATIONS , MANAGEMENT , HEALTH , RESCUES , CASUALTIES , TABLES(DATA) , FATIGUE , WORK , BATTLES , WORKSHOPS , MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY , TRAUMA , PREVENTIVE MEDICINE , MILITARY PERSONNEL , WARFARE


Subject Categories : Psychology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE