Bulletproofing the Psyche

Bulletproofing the Psyche : Preventing Mental Health Problems in Our Military and Veterans

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This book presents the latest in neuroscience and resiliency research alongside the personal stories of military veterans to advocate for an empirically validated training protocol.


* Proposes an empirically validated model for mental fitness training designed to curb an ever-escalating suicide rate among the Armed Forces

* Presents a new approach that incorporates the participatory, hard-working ethos of military culture

* Illustrates military mental health issues by adding veteran narratives to timely research and analysis

* Details secondary issues affecting military mental health, such as the warrior subculture characterized by a high degree of community insularity and antipathy toward displays of emotion or need
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Product details

  • Hardback | 270 pages
  • 157.48 x 241.3 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 1440849765
  • 9781440849763
  • 1,387,692

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"Recommended. . . . Graduate students, researchers, faculty, and professionals." - Choice
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About Ph.D. Charles R. Figley

Kate Hendricks Thomas, PhD, is a Marine Corps veteran and an assistant professor of public health at Charleston Southern University.



David L. Albright, PhD, is a military veteran and the Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health at The University of Alabama School of Social Work.
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