Accession Number:

ADA065115

Title:

The Pueblo Incident: A Follow-Up Survey Conducted Eight Years after the Release of the USS Pueblo Crew from North Korea

Descriptive Note:

Final rept

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

The 81 surviving USS Pueblo crew members were given extensive medical and psychiatric examinations on December 23, 1968. This was within 48 hours of their release after eleven 11 months incarceration by the North Koreans. The last group medical examination of the Pueblo crew was in April 1969. A questionnaire was mailed in early 1977 to the Pueblo crew members. The questions requested information regarding their health and adjustment since April 1969. The incidence and scope of symptoms and diseases, morbidity, disability, marital adjustment and current life styles was addressed. The survey inquired into the following major areas a interim medical history and chronological development of illness, if applicable b occupational experiences, c educational experiences d marital history including children e residential history f interpersonal relationships g military experience and h attitudinal changes as influenced by the incarceration experience. x

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE