War on the Mind: The Military Uses and Abuses of Psychology

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War on the Mind: The Military Uses and Abuses of Psychology

By Peter Watson
Basic Books, 1978
534 pp. $20.00
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This is a fascinating descriptive analysis of the rapidly growing number of psychological techniques being applied to military purposes. Main topics include combat psychiatry, leadership and selection, and psychological warfare. A remarkably comprehensive and powerful study.