Deployment Psychology Blog

Research Update: 18 Sept. 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:
● The neuroscience of depression: Implications for assessment and intervention. 
● Are predictors of future suicide attempts and the transition from suicidal ideation to suicide attempts shared or distinct: A 12 - month prospective study among patients with depressive disorders. 

Staff Perspective: A Review of “Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War”

A colleague of mine recommended I read the book "Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War" after a discussion on the topic of moral injury.  In this article, I review the book from my perspective as a clinician who has worked with service members who likely had moral injuries and as a former active duty Service member.

By the Numbers - Sept. 15, 2014


The percentage of a sample of 5,185 veterans who received care from the Veterans Health Administration for mental health or substance use problems, who reported being helped by the treatment, according to a recent study by the RAND Corporation published in the journal Psychiatric Services --Veterans’ Perceptions of Behavioral Health Care in the Veterans Health Administration: A National Survey

CDP News: Sept 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’re enjoying the last few days of summer, but still keeping busy here at the CDP.