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Mental Stress Training Is Planned for US Soldiers

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August 17, 2009 ( The Army’s new resiliency program will train more than one million active-duty soldiers, reservists, members of the National Guard, civilian employees, and military family members in Beck-inspired methods.

“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.”

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Photo credits: OCS graduation by Neil Smith is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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