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Category: Depression / Suicide


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Psychological Trauma & Recovery: The Ecological View


Psychological Trauma & Recovery: The Ecological View
“Shaping the interrelationship of individuals and their communities are a wide variety of person, event and environmental factors.”

Portland Vet Center psychologist Lori Daniels, speaking at the WDVA Contractors’ Conference at Chelan [October, 2012], addressed the issue of Military Sexual Trauma. She emphasized the ecology of the circumstances surrounding the trauma as essential for the therapist’s understanding and for the

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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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