Deployment Psychology Blog

By the Numbers - June 29, 2015

44.9 cases per 1,000 person-years

The "incidence rate" of postpartum depression (PPD) among "126,006 primiparous (active duty) service women without histories of previous mental health diagnoses" between 1998 and 2010, according to a study in the June issue of the Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, a publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center.

CDP News: June 26, 2015

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 had a lot to squeeze in this week, since next week will be shortened by the holiday. So let’s get to it!

Research Update: June 25, 2015

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:

● PTSD Research Quarterly -- Technology and PTSD Care: An Update
● Using Facebook to Recruit Young Adult Veterans: Online Mental Health Research.

Staff Perspective: CBT for Depression – Elements of Session Structure

Over the past year I’ve taught multiple workshops on “CBT for Depression in the Military” to both uniformed and civilian providers, and one of the things I’ve noticed is that participants are often unfamiliar with the general structure of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) sessions.