Deployment Psychology Blog

Research Update: Dec. 18, 2014

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:

  • Behavioral health adjustment in reserve component soldiers during a noncombat deployment to Africa. 
  • Examining spouse/partner presence as a moderator in the relationship between mental health symptoms and alcohol use in OEF/OIF veterans. 

There will be no Research Update for the next two weeks due to Christmas/New Years holidays.

Staff Perspective: An Introduction to CDP’s Summer Institute (CDPSI): Preparing for a Military-Focused Career

Today Dr. Holly O'Reilly introduces the new CDP Summer Institute (CDPSI). The CDPSI is an innovative, 6-day program for doctoral students in clinical and counseling psychology. This pilot training affords the opportunity to become acquainted with the possibilities of becoming a military psychologist. 

By the Numbers - Dec. 15, 2014


The percentage of DoD active duty personnel in "dual military marriages," according to the recently-related 2013 Demographics Profile of the Military Community (PDF). This minutely detailed annual look at the military -- both active duty and reserve component -- is published by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy). The report includes statistics on age, gender, marital status, number of dependents (and their ages), education, rank, race/ethnicity, geographic location and much more. 

CDP News: Dec. 12, 2014

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. We had multiple events going on this weeks all over the country and we’ve got even more coming up in the next few weeks!