Bulletproofing the Psyche: Preventing Mental Health Problems in Our Military and Veterans

by Kate Hendricks Thomas Ph.D. & David L. Albright Ph.D.
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: May 03, 2018

ISBN: 9781440849770

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This book presents the latest in neuroscience and resiliency research alongside the personal stories of military veterans to advocate for an empirically validated training protocol.

• Proposes an empirically validated model for mental fitness training designed to curb an ever-escalating suicide rate among the Armed Forces

• Presents a new approach that incorporates the participatory, hard-working ethos of military culture

• Illustrates military mental health issues by adding veteran narratives to timely research and analysis

• Details secondary issues affecting military mental health, such as the warrior subculture characterized by a high degree of community insularity and antipathy toward displays of emotion or need