Military Psychology: Clinical and Operational Applications

Military Psychology: Clinical and Operational Applications
3rd Ed.
2022 © Guilford Publications
Carrie H. Kennedy; Eric A. Zillmer
ISBN-13: 978-1-4625-4992-4
eISBN-13: 978-1-4625-4995-5
Mental Health, Psychiatry


With more than 60% of new material reflecting advances in evidence-based treatments and the evolving roles of military mental health providers, the authoritative resource in the field is now in a significantly revised third edition. The volume provides research-based roadmaps for prevention and intervention with service members and veterans in a wide range of settings. Up-to-date information about military procedures and guidelines is included throughout. Grounded in current knowledge about stress and resilience, chapters describe best practices in treating such challenges as depression, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and substance use disorders. Also addressed are the operational functions of psychologists in personnel assessment and selection, counterintelligence, and other areas.

New to This Edition

  • • Chapters on new topics: the spectrum of military stress reactions, concussion management, military sexual assault, embedded/expeditionary psychological practice, and security clearance evaluations.
  • • Fully rewritten chapters on evidence-based treatments, behavioral health in primary care, and disaster mental health.
  • • Incorporates major shifts in how and where military mental health services are delivered.

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"Military and civilian psychologists working in the Department of Defense may find this a useful overview of the nuances of practice in this unique setting."

-- Christopher Graver, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Madigan Healthcare System) Doody's Review - previous edition


According to the editors, this book is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other counselors working with military personnel. The editors and contributing authors have experience with the issues and population the book addresses.

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