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​Research Related to Civilians

Deployment to Danger Zones


Private contractors deployed in conflict zones experience stressors known to have negative physical and mental
health implications for military personnel.  Rand researchers examine how this "shadow force" is coping with the after-effects of working in a war zone.  (Rand Corporation)

http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR420.html

 



Humanitarian aid workers are at significant risk for mental health problems, both in the field and after returning home, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) and collaborators, including Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, (PsychCentral)

http://psychcentral.com/news/2012/10/01/humanitarian-aid-workers-at-increased-risk-of-depression-anxiety/45395.html

 



Assessing Psycho-Social Resilience in Diplomatic Corp, Civilian & Military Personnel Serving in High threat Security Environment during Counter-Insurgency and Counter-Terrorism Operations in Iraq. (Perspectives on Terrorism)

http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/speckhard-assessing-psycho-social