Debriefing with service personnel in war and peace roles: Experience and outcomes Academic Article uri icon


  • This overview of debriefing theory and practice shows that there is still a need for further work to be done in establishing what may be effective and for whom. While the historical context is set, it is clear from the review that models used, for instance in the military setting, cannot be guaranteed to achieve the goals that are hoped for, namely the prevention of post- traumatic stress disorder. Solomon et al. contrast instrumental and psychological debriefing and explore the theoretical rationale for debriefing, as well as some of the models that …

publication date

  • October 12, 2000