Accession Number : ADP004082

Title :   Psychiatric Casualties in Future Conflicts: Estimates, Management and Treatment,

Corporate Author : MEDICAL COMMAND (7TH) APO NEW YORK 09102

Personal Author(s) : Rath,F. H. , Jr

Report Date : DEC 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : Presentation of the combat effectiveness continuum and the conceptualizations of the psychiatric casualty as a problem of combat ineffectiveness. Discussion of the manifest forms of psychiatric casualty which we can expect and estimates of the number of psychiatric casualties to be expected in type corps, division, brigade and battalion. Suggested models for organizing and utilizing mental health resources to manage psychiatric casualties and procedures to return the maximum number of duty in the minimum time. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Military psychology, *Psychiatry, Casualties, Combat effectiveness, Estimates, Models, Illness, Classification, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE