Accession Number : ADA296369

Title :   Development of Courage in Military Personnel in Training and Performance in Combat Situations.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 80-Dec 81,

Corporate Author : LONDON UNIV (UNITED KINGDOM) INST OF PSYCHIATRY

Personal Author(s) : Rachman, Stanley

PDF Url : ADA296369

Report Date : JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 175

Abstract : The objective of this study was to investigate the components of courage, to study the development of courage through training to performance, and to identify the distinctive qualities, if any, of courageous people. The study was directed toward the selection, training, performance, and post-tour adjustment of bomb-disposal operators of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC). (AN)

Descriptors :   *ARMY PERSONNEL, *ARMY TRAINING, *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), RISK, SKILLS, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), COMBAT READINESS, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), MORALE, FEAR, PERSONNEL SELECTION, JUDGEMENT(PSYCHOLOGY), PSYCHOMETRICS, MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES, GREAT BRITAIN, EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), PARACHUTISTS, ADJUSTMENT(PSYCHOLOGY).

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE