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Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/08/2009

BENEDICT CAREY

"The training, the first of its kind in the military, is meant to improve performance in combat and head off the mental health problems, including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide, that plague about one-fifth of troops returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.

"Active-duty soldiers, reservists and members of the National Guard will receive the training, which will also be available to their family members and to civilian employees.

"The new program is to be introduced at two bases in October and phased in gradually throughout the service, starting in basic training. It is modeled on techniques that have been tested mainly in middle schools."

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"Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2009. Consulté le 24/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/mental-stress-training-is-planned-for-u-s-soldiers