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War Psychology
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War Psychology

Contemporary publications used this term to label the various outpourings of journalists, authors, theologians, intellectuals – and among them, psychologists – regarding the war. What they held in common was their interest in people’s mental processes on both the front and the home front. Military psychology, itself sometimes labeled as war psychology, is a separate field. For its part during the war, military psychology was mainly concerned with aptitude tests. War psychology, on t…

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Ulrich, Bernd, “War Psychology”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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