Military Psychology: Concepts, Trends And Interventions
Military Psychology: Concepts, Trends and Interventions
A useful book that deals with a number of psychological issues surfacing in military and paramilitary forces.
Military Psychology: Concepts, Trends and Interventions offers various psychological theories that are not only significant in the context of soldiers but also help to strengthen the capability of military and paramilitary forces during combat and non-combat operations. Stressing on the psycho-social well-being of the soldiers, this book offers insights into military psychological issues, such as soldier selection, combating stress, instances of misconduct, psychological operations, optimism, resilience and hardiness training, gender bias, value-based leadership, familial well-being and the future warfare. The global case studies in the book offer lessons for India and other countries where military and para-military forces are engaged in dealing with both external and internal extremism.
About the Author
Nidhi Maheshwari, Ph.D., is a Scientist at the Strategic Behaviour Division, Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India, Delhi. She specializes in the area of Strategic Behaviour Analysis, particularly Assessment and Management of Psycho-bio-social Markers of Combat Stress Behaviours, Combat Motivation and Morale, Rumour and Propaganda Management (Psychological Operations),...