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ERIC Number: EJ941914
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 1
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Missing: Critical and Skeptical Perspectives on Comprehensive Soldier Fitness
Quick, James Campbell
American Psychologist, v66 n7 p645 Oct 2011
The author read with interest, and concern, the January 2011 issue of the "American Psychologist". The "Special Issue on Comprehensive Soldier Fitness" addressed a hugely consequential national issue and offered a vision for psychological resilience along with an elaborate set of supporting articles, concluding with some comments on "Objections" to psychologists working with the military. While a bold vision was offered and a game plan presented, no data or evidence are yet available (it is far too early in the process), and that should concern us all. The author hopes the American Psychological Association (APA) and the "American Psychologist" offer skeptical and critical views in future issues on the issue of the psychological health of our military and as evidence emerges regarding the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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