Military Psychologists Desk Reference

Hardcover | July 17, 2013

EditorBret A. Moore, Jeffrey E. Barnett

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The psychological well-being of servicemen and women returning from war is one of the most discussed and contemplated mental health issues today. Media programs debate the epidemic of PTSD in returning veterans and the potential fallout of a less-than-adequate veteran mental health system.This public discussion is only a small glimpse into the field of military psychology. One of the most diverse specialties within psychology, it is a sector positioned and equipped to influence such concepts as psychological resilience, consequences of extended family stress, the role of technologyin mental healthcare delivery, and how to increase human performance under harsh conditions.Military Psychologists' Desk Reference is the authoritative guide in the field of military mental health, covering in a clear and concise manner the depth and breadth of this expanding area at a pivotal and relevant time. Moore and Barnett, former military psychologists, bring together the field'stop experts to provide concise and targeted reviews of the most salient aspects of military mental health and present the material in an easily digestible manner. Chapters cover important topics such as military culture, working with Special Operations Forces, professional issues and ethicalchallenges, women in combat, posttraumatic stress, anxiety and sleep disorders, psychologists' involvement in interrogations, and how to build and sustain a resilient Force, to name but a few. Authors consist of a combination of current and former military psychologists, psychiatrists, socialworkers and Chaplains, experts from the Department of Veterans Affairs, prominent academicians, and representatives from other governmental and civilian organizations. This comprehensive resource is a must for every military psychologist, as well as for non-military clinicians, researchers,counselors, social workers, educators, and trainees who increasingly need to be familiar with this specialized area of psychology.

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The psychological well-being of servicemen and women returning from war is one of the most discussed and contemplated mental health issues today. Media programs debate the epidemic of PTSD in returning veterans and the potential fallout of a less-than-adequate veteran mental health system.This public discussion is only a small glimpse ...

Dr. Bret A. Moore is founder of Military Psychology Consulting and Adjunct Associate Professor in Psychiatry at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Jeffrey E. Barnett is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Loyola University, Maryland, and a licensed psychologist in independent practice in Annapolis...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 17, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Pat DeLeon and Jay M. Stone: ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the EditorsContributorsPart I: History and Culture1. Brian L. Jones: Early History of Military Mental Health Care2. C. Alan Hopewell: History of Military Psychology3. Rodney R. Baker: History of Psychology in the Department of Veterans Affairs4. Richard L. Dixon, Jr. and Jean M. Dixon: Demographics of the U.S. Military5. Lynn K. Hall: Military Culture6. Michael R. DeVries and Emile Wijnans: Personality and Military Service7. William L. Brim: Impact of Military Culture on the Clinician and Clinical PracticePart II: Military Psychology Specialties and Programs8. Pennie L. P. Hoofman and Wayne Chappelle: Aeromedical Psychology9. Pennie L. P. Hoofman and Wayne Chappelle: Assessment of Aviators10. Mark P. Kelly: Military Neuropsychology11. Mark C. Russell and Charles R. Figley: Combat Operational Stress and Behavioral Health12. Paul Montalbano and Michael G. Sweda: Forensic Psychology in the Military Setting13. Thomas J. Williams: Operational Psychology14. L. Morgan Banks: Working with Special Operations Forces15. Paul T. Bartone and Gerald P. Krueger: Command and Organizational Consultation16. Michael D. Matthews: Human Factors Engineering and Human Performance17. Alan L. Peterson: Clinical Health Psychology in Military Settings18. Laurence Miller: Hostage Negotiation in the Military19. A. David Mangelsdorff: Mental Health Advisory Teams20. Donna M. Brazil: Comprehensive Soldier FitnessPart III: Ethical and Professional Issues21. Jeffrey E. Barnett: Multiple Relationships in the Military Setting22. W. Brad Johnson: Managing Conflicts between Ethics and Law23. W. Brad Johnson: Mixed-Agency Dilemmas in Military Psychology24. Don McGeary and Cindy McGeary: Professional Education and Training for Psychologists in the Military25. Morgan T. Sammons: The Department of Defense Psychopharmacology Demonstration Project26. Craig J. Bryan: Psychologists on the Frontlines27. Richard Schobitz: Provision of Mental Health Services by Enlisted Service Members28. Charles Benight and Roman Cieslak: Professional Burnout29. M. David Rudd: Suicide in the Military30. Dawne Vogt and Amy E. Street: Women in Combat31. Matthew C. Porter and Veronica Gutierrez: Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Military Service Members32. Larry C. James and Lewis Pulley: Military Psychologists' Roles in Interrogation33. Nancy A. McGarrah and Diana L. Struski: Larry C. James and Lewis Pulley34. Peter J. N. Linnerooth and Brock A. McNabb: Preparation and Training as a Military Psychologist35. Richard L. Dixon, Jr.: The Impact of Leadership on Mental Health36. Jeanne M. Gabriele and Judith A. Lyons: Training Initiatives for Evidence-Based Psychotherapies37. Michael Crabtree, Elizabeth A. Bennett, and Mary E. Schaffer: Unique Challenges Faced by the National Guard and ReservePart IV: Clinical Theory, Research, and Practice38. Sherrie L. Wilcox, Kimberly Finney, and Julie Cederbaum: Prevalence of Mental Health Problems among Military Populations39. Heidi S. Kraft: Challenges and Threats of Deployment40. David S. Riggs: Post Deployment Adjustment41. Kristin N. Williams-Washington and Jared Jackson: Combat and Operational Stress Control42. Blair E. Wisco, Brian P. Marx, and Terence M. Keane: Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder43. Nathan A. Kimbrel and Eric C. Meyer: Anxiety Disorders and Depression in Military Personnel44. David F. Tharp and Eric C. Meyer: Serious Mental Illness in the Military Setting45. Robert M. Bray: Substance Use in the U.S. Active Duty Military46. Joseph Westermeyer and Nathan A. Kimbrel: Substance Use Disorders among Military Personnel47. Melissa M. Amick, Beeta Homaifar, and Jennifer J. Vasterling: Traumatic Brain Injury48. Eric B. Elbogen and Connor Sullivan: Aggression and Violence49. William D. S. Killgore: Sleep Loss and Performance50. Vincent F. Capaldi, II and Melinda C. Capaldi: Sleep Disorders51. Kent D. Drescher: Grief, Loss, and War52. Maria M. Steenkamp and Brett T. Litz: Early Interventions with Military Personnel53. Richard J. Hughbank and Dave Grossman: The Psychosocial Aspects and Nature of Killing54. Elizabeth H. Anderson and Alina Suris: Military Sexual Trauma55. Jennifer L. Murphy and Michael E. Clark: Prescription Opioid Abuse in the Military56. Walter Erich Penk and Dolores Little: Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Physically and Psychological Wounded57. Michelle D. Sherman and Jeanne S. Hoffman: Working with Military Children58. David S Shearer and Colette M Candy: Impact of Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotropic Medications on Retention and Deployment59. Greg M. Reger: Technology Applications in Delivering Mental Health Services60. Brian Engdahl: What We have Learned from Former Prisoners of War61. Stacy Young-McCaughan: Clinical Research in the Military62. Lynda A. King and Daniel W. King: Measuring Resilience and Growth63. Sherrie L. Wilcox and Michael G. Rank: Transitioning through the Deployment Cycle64. Avron Spiro III and Michele Karel: Aging Veterans65. William Sean Lee and Willie G. Barnes: Spiritual Resiliency in the Military Setting66. Richard G. Tedeschi: Posttraumatic Growth67. Donald Meichenbaum: Ways to Bolster Resilience across the Deployment CyclePart V: Resources68. Bret A. Moore: Common Military Abbreviations69. Bret A. Moore: Comparative Military RanksIndex