Catalogue description War Office: Directorate of Army Psychiatry: Reports

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Reference: WO 241
Title: War Office: Directorate of Army Psychiatry: Reports

Duplicated and printed reports of the Directorate of Army Psychiatry on the psychological effects of war upon troops, and on the psychological basis of enemy morale.

Date: 1944-1945
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

War Office, Directorate of Army Psychiatry, 1943-1964

Physical description: 6 file(s)
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The Directorate of Army Psychiatry was part of the Adjutant General's Department and was responsible for technical advice on psychiatric aspects of morale, discipline, training and equipment; selection, training and allocation of Army psychiatrists; technical supervision of clinical policy and research at Army psychiatric hospitals and clinics; psychiatric aspects of rehabilitation and invaliding; and liaison on psychiatric matters with the Ministry of Labour and National Service, Ministry of Pensions and the Ministry of Health.

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