Accession Number:

AD0726672

Title:

Anglo-American Military Psychiatry Symposium (5th) Held in London (England) in May 1970.

Descriptive Note:

Conference rept.,

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The Fifth Anglo-American Military Psychiatry Symposium was held in May, 1970, at the USAF Columbia Club in London, under the joint sponsorship of Air Commodore P. J. OConnor, Senior Advisor in Psychiatry to the Director Medical General, RAF Col. Stewart L. Baker, Jr., Neuropsychiatric Consultant, USAR-EUR and Capt. USNR Ivan N. Mensh, Liaison Scientist, ONR London. Reports of studies and discussion of these and related military and civilian psychiatric issues were carried on by the three sponsors Wing Commander Eric Anthony, RAF, on a psychiatric consultation model for the military Surg. Capt. Geoffrey G. Wallis, RN, on selection for the military Major Peter Abraham, RAMC, on psychiatric selection in the British Armys pilot scheme for selection and allocation of army recruits Col. E. R. Ware, RA Project Officer for the pilot scheme I. N. Menshs review of Richard H. Rahes studies of life crises as predictors of illness, one of the research programs of the US Navys Medical Neuropsychiatric Research Unit at San Diego and 17 other participants, psychiatrists from the RAF, Royal Army, Royal Navy, and US Army. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE