26. Combating the Effects of Post-traumatic Stress and Other Trauma Associated with the Theatre of War

  1. Rick Hughes2,
  2. Andrew Kinder3 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper4
  1. Walter Busuttil

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch26

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Busuttil, W. (2012) Combating the Effects of Post-traumatic Stress and Other Trauma Associated with the Theatre of War, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 3

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 4

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. UK Trauma Group, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • combating effects of post-traumatic stress;
  • psychiatric clinical services, for service personnel;
  • military mental health care;
  • traumatic exposure;
  • operations, direct/indirect threatening;
  • psychiatric effects of combat;
  • three phases of functional decompensation;
  • operational deployment, mitigating effects;
  • leaving the military;
  • breaking of attachments with the “military family”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Joining Up

  • Military Mental Health Care

  • Traumatic Exposure

  • Military Operations

  • Psychiatric Effects of Combat

  • Research and CSR

  • Wounded in Action, Physical Injury, and Bravery: Personality and Mental Health Issues

  • Mitigating the Effects of Operational Deployment and Combat

  • Leaving the Military

  • Conclusions

  • References