Psychological Hardiness Predicts Success in US Army Special Forces Candidates

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Military ‘Special Forces’ represent a high-reliability occupation, where stress levels are often intense and failure can be costly. Selection for such jobs should pay careful attention to psychological factors associated with resiliency under stress. In the present study, US Army Special Forces candidates (N1⁄4 1138) were assessed for psychological… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bartone2008PsychologicalHP, title={Psychological Hardiness Predicts Success in US Army Special Forces Candidates}, author={Paul T. Bartone and Robert R. Roland and James J. Picano and Thomas J. Williams}, year={2008} }