Accession Number : ADA181027

Title :   Battlefield Stress.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Leon,Robert M , Jr

PDF Url : ADA181027

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : Battlefield stress is an accepted casualty producing phenomenon that leaders must understand to minimize it's adverse impact. Already outnumber by it's potential adversary in a conventional war, the U.S. Army can ill afford to lose any soldiers as battlefield stress casualties. This report organized to answer the following five logical questions to better understand the complexities of battlefield stress: 1) What is battlefield stress: 2) What are the dominant factors that cause battlefield stress? 3) What are the individual and collective reactions to battlefield stress? 4) What preventive measures can a leader take to increase individual and unit resistance to battlefield stress? 5) What is the most effective treatment for a battlefield casualty prior to medical evacuation? Keyword: Military psychology; Stress(psychology).

Descriptors :   *BATTLEFIELDS, *MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY, *STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), ADVERSE CONDITIONS, STRESSES, CONVENTIONAL WARFARE, RESISTANCE, CASUALTIES, MEDICAL EVACUATION, PREVENTION, ARMY PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE