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Military stress and performance

the Australian Defence Force experience

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Vic .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Australia. Australian Defence Force -- Personnel management.,
    • Psychology, Military.,
    • Soldiers -- Job stress -- Australia.,
    • Combat -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by George E. Kearney ... [et al.].
      ContributionsKearney, G. E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU22.3 .M489 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345575M
      ISBN 100522850545
      LC Control Number2004353511
      OCLC/WorldCa53033942

      It reflects the views of military and non-military scientists from such fields as neuroscience, nutrition, physiology, various medical specialties, and performance psychology on the most up-to-date research available on physical and mental performance . THE MILITARY FAMILY: PART I: FIRST PERSON: Army wife, army member / Doris Briley Durand --PART II: CHALLENGES FACING THE MILITARY SPOUSE: Maintaining family resiliency before, during and after military separation / Tina Watson Wiens and Pauline Boss --Moving military families: the impact of relocation on family well-being, employment, and.


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