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Thursday, January 17, 2013

The Debate over Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


The Debate over Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
“[W]e must be able to agree that some stable, replicable construct exists before we can show that the construct is what we believe to be.”

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is not sufficiently well defined to be listed in DSM-V. So argues Patricia Resick and colleagues in the June issue of the Journal of Traumatic Stress Studies [2012, 25(3), 241-251].

DSM-V (also DSM-5) is the planned fifth edition of the American Psychiatric

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Suicide in the Military


Suicide in the Military
"The health of a society is reflected in its incidence of suicide."

The suicide rate among military service members has increased dramatically since 2001. Risk factors include repetitive and stressful deployments, military hardships, PTSD, TBI, and substance abuse. Despite raised awareness, training modules and screenings, suicide numbers continue to rise,

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