How the Military Can Change Personalities, Slightly
Miller-McCune: What life experience is more immersive than marriage, more prolonged than college, more tightly regimented than the average job? Ah yes — military service, which starts with recruiters boldly announcing their intention to make
Wird man beim Bund zum Mann?
bild der wissenschaft: Das Militär prägt die Persönlichkeit – und umgekehrt “Die Bundeswehr lässt junge Kerle zu echten Männern reifen” – dieser Ausspruch hat offenbar einen wahren Kern, zumindest wenn man “Männlichkeit” auf der Basis
Finding What Works for Those Who Work for Their Country
Veterans who have served their country deserve the best treatment possible. And Bradley Karlin, Director of the Psychotherapy Programs at US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), helps insure that the psychotherapy treatment these individuals are
A Postwar Picture of Resilience
The New York Times: WHEN the United States announced last week that its combat troops in Afghanistan would be withdrawn by mid-2013, there was obvious relief. But it was followed by familiar concerns. One of
Does The Military Make The Man Or Does The Man Make The Military?
“Be all you can be,” the Army tells potential recruits. The military promises personal reinvention. But does it deliver? A new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal
It’s In The Data: Openly Gay Service Won’t Harm The Military
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has been repealed, but what role did research have in the military’s decision to let gay service members serve openly? In an invited symposium, a panel led by Air Force psychologist