The Military Psychologist
A publication of Division 19
April 2014 |Vol. 29, No. 1
Featured ArticlePatrick H. DeLeon, PhD
The White House and U.S. Congress continue to recognize the importance of psychological expertise and the behavioral sciences, particularly in the military.
In This Issue
- Editor's column
Highlights from the spring issue, including APA Convention programming.
By LTC Melba C. Stetz, PhD
- President's message
Military psychologists should capitalize on the APA president's initiative, the “psychologist development pipeline,” by carefully exploring the current military psychologist development pipeline.
By Kathryn T. Lindsey, PhD
- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the criminal justice system
Veterans' Treatment Courts are based on “drug treatment courts” and follow an agenda of addressing the problems that led to the criminal behavior.
By Brandt A. Smith, MA
Spotlight on History
- A descriptive history of military aviation psychology
Taking its cues from both advances in technology as well as events in military history, aviation medicine can be best described as a child of World War I.
By Mark A. Staal, PhD, ABPP
Spotlight on Research
- Steeling the team: Assessing individual and team functioning “at a distance”
This research describes an approach to detect stress and related social, emotional and cognitive deficits in ongoing team interactions, allowing interventions that mitigate and manage potential decrements in performance to be implemented if needed
By Tripp Driskell, Shawn Burke, James E. Driskell, Eduardo Salas, PhD, and Lindsay Neuberger
The Military Psychologist: April 2014 (PDF, 742KB)