Tag Archives: Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control

An App a Day to Optimize Your Psychological Health

By Ted Morrison, Ph.D., MPH, NCCOSC research facilitation assistant department head With today’s technology, there’s an app for just about everything.  Want to turn your latest selfie into a cartoon character? There’s an app for that.  Want to track your calorie intake and exercise output? No problem, there’s an app for that.  Want to learn how to physiologically control your …

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Psychological Health Research Leads to Readiness and Resilience

By Capt. Scott L. Johnston, MSC, USN, director, Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control Research, in its most basic definition, is the act of carefully studying a specific subject to gain more information. At the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC), science is the foundation of everything that we do and it’s essential to fulfilling our …

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Risk Factors for Psychological Stress Injuries

By Capt. Scott L. Johnston, MSC, USN, director, Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control As Sailors, each of us has a responsibility to look out for our Shipmates, especially in relation to the stress injuries that can be brought on by the unrelenting high-tempo operations we now experience at sea and on land. Why is this so important?  …

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