Psychological and psychopathological aspects in the expertise of peace-keeping mission participants
Making the experts of the Centre of Military Medical Commission familiar with the psychological and psycho¬pathological consequences of the participation in peacekeeping missions.
110 male regular soldiers of different age and work experience, who took part in a peacekeeping mission in Iraq, were tested for the purpose of the current research.
They were asked to fulfill an inquiry sheet, questionnaire on post-traumatic distress disturbances (PTDD) and the so called Distress Symptom Check List psychological test (DSCL-90-R), L.R.Derogatis.
Results: The final results allow that the different normative indicators be observed according to the SCL-90¬scales and the criteria for PTDD.
Conclusions: The data received give the opportunity to predict and observe the subsequent impact of mili¬tary stress, as well as the expertise problems, resulting from it.
Quelle: MEDICAL CORPS INTERNATIONAL FORUM (MCIF) 2007/4