In previous blog entries, I have focused on presenting anecdotal clinical perspectives gained in my psychotherapeutic interactions with Service members (active duty and Veterans) who have deployed (OEF, OIF, etc.). I continue that precedent by sharing recent insights into helping deployed Service members improve their perspectives on psychotropic medication use; consequently, improving compliance with psychotropic medication regimens as established by their prescriber(s).
Deployment Psychology Blog
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. The holidays are approaching, but we’ve still got plenty to do on the training front!
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:
● Clinician’s Trauma Update (National Center for PTSD)
● Predicting Suicides After Psychiatric Hospitalization in US Army Soldiers The Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS).
The percentage of civilian behavioral health providers surveyed the RAND Corporation who "met all the readiness criteria" to serve veterans and their families, according to a new report -- Ready to Serve: Community-Based Provider Capacity to Deliver Culturally Competent, Quality Mental Health Care to Veterans and Their Families.