Deployment Psychology Blog

By the Numbers - Feb. 8, 2016


The percentage of Veterans who do not have Internet access, according to a recent report by the RAND Corporation -- Resources and Capabilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs to Provide Timely and Accessible Care to Veterans. This population -- which skews older -- cannot take advantage of VA digital services such as the My HealtheVet portal or VA Telehealth. However, the report points out, " As younger Veterans age, Internet access and technological skill are likely to grow more common among Veterans, thereby increasing the acceptability and accessibility of digital health care services."

CDP News: Feb. 5, 2016

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. It was another busy week here at the CDP, as we had events going on all over.

Research Update: Feb. 4, 2016

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:

● Utilization of Behavioral Health Services by U.S. Army Medics.
● Role of Premorbid Factors and Exposure to Blast Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on Post-traumatic Stress in U.S. Military Personnel.

Staff Perspective: A Tour of the New Military Culture Homepage

Today we’re excited to unveil the newest version of our Military Culture homepage. The Military Culture section of our website is one of the most heavily trafficked and popular sections of the Center for Deployment Psychology’s website. So we revamped the homepage to ensure we were making this section as user-friendly and intuitive as possible. There’s so much great information in there, we want to make sure as many providers as possible are able to take full advantage of all of the resources contained within. Let’s take a quick tour!