Cadet basic training: an ethnographic study of stress and coping.

@article{Gold2000CadetBT,
  title={Cadet basic training: an ethnographic study of stress and coping.},
  author={Melanie A. Gold and Stanford B Friedman},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={165 2},
  pages={147-52}
}
Cadet basic training (CBT) at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is an initial cadet experience designed to transition freshmen (new cadets) into the military. Challenge is an inherent component of CBT, and some challenging activities may be stressful. However, the nature and the impact of stress on health status have not been systematically investigated. An ethnographic technique, participant observation, was used to identify stressors and coping strategies among cadets aged 18 to 21… CONTINUE READING

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