Accession Number:

ADA003516

Title:

Adjustment to Recruit Training

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This thesis examines problems of adjustment encountered by new recruits entering the military services. Factors affecting adjustment such as the recruit training staff and environment, recruit background characteristics, the militarys image, the changing values and motivations of todays youth, and the recruiting process are discussed. Sources of tensionstress and dysfunctional reactions to recruit training are examined and several recommendations are made for alleviating some of the adjustment problems.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE