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. Summer may be getting ready to wrap up, but we’ve still got lots on our schedule before the end of the season.
Deployment Psychology Blog
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:
● Meta-Analysis of Dropout From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Magnitude, Timing, and Moderators.
● Comparative effectiveness of psychological treatments for depressive disorders in primary care: network meta-analysis.
In recent years, with the rising rate of suicide among Service members (SM) and Veterans, much attention has been given to factors that contribute to suicide in this population. The authors note that many returning SM experience psychological problems that are known to be associated with higher suicide risk.
The cumulative number of new post-traumatic stress disorder cases diagnosed in Service members who have deployed between 2002 through June 5, 2015, according to the latest iteration of the Congressional Research Service Report -- A Guide to U.S. Military Casualty Statistics: Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation New Dawn, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom (August 8, 2015).