Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. It’s the end of March and spring is right around the corner. We’re all looking forward to the end of a dreary winter!
Deployment Psychology Blog
The CDP's weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● A Diagnosis of Insomnia Is Associated With Differential Expression of Sleep-Regulating Genes in Military Personnel.
● Prevalence and correlates of co-prescribing psychotropic medications with long-term opioid use nationally in the Veterans health administration.
In the past decade, research focused on mindfulness and meditation has increased significantly. Clinical researchers have made substantial progress in efforts to quantify and document the benefits of mindfulness. As a clinician, I will provide a quick clinician’s guide to mindfulness.
The 2014 unemployment rate among Gulf War-era II veterans (those who served at any time since September 2001), according to data released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This represents a decline of 1.8 percent over the previous year.