Accession Number : ADP001419

Title :   Psychological Screening for Weapons Use Suitability: A Formal Decision Model,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR PERSONALITY AND ABILITY TESTING CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s) : Krug,Samuel E. ; Behrens,Gary M.

Report Date : 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A pilot study was conducted for US Coast Guard 3rd District to determine the feasibility of objective psychological assessment in evaluating suitability for armed duties assignments. A linear decision model incorporating normal and clinical assessment components was constructed to facilitate the evaluation process. The results of the study are encouraging and point to possible applications beyond the issue of weapons screening. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Psychological tests, *Military personnel, *Performance(Human), *Models, *Decision making, Scoring, Ratings, Data bases, Standardization, Personality tests, Psychology, Questionnaires, factor analysis, Diagnosis(General), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE