Accession Number : ADA302389

Title :   An Overview of Psychological Operations (PSYOP).

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Curtis, Glenn

PDF Url : ADA302389

Report Date : OCT 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : This study examines the theory and application of psychological operations (PSYOP), with particular emphasis on contemporary military applications. Substantial historical and theoretical background is supplied, with detailed analysis of case studies. Current PSYOP applications by the United States and the Soviet Union are emphasized and include descriptions of their respective PSYOP capabilities, organizations, and goals.

Descriptors :   *PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS, USSR, UNITED STATES, THEORY, CASE STUDIES, HISTORY, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, BACKGROUND.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE