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:
● Combat-Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Their Relative Associations With Postdeployment Binge Drinking.
● A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of a Patient Decision Aid for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Across multiple PE training workshops at which I’ve presented, we’ve discussed the importance of helping our patients understand various aspects of treatment such as rationale, procedures, the nature of the therapeutic relationship, using metaphors. A colleague and I recently discussed the use of metaphor in PE, and shared many of the metaphors we use in treatment.We realized that many new PE therapists might benefit from considering a wide range of metaphors that could be used in PE treatment, so we present to you several PE metaphors for your consideration.
The number of "military caregivers" in the U.S., according to the RAND Corporation's recent study, Hidden Heroes: America's Military Caregivers. Of this group, 1.1 million (19.6%) are providing care for "post-9/11 veterans."