Deployment Psychology Blog

Research Update: July 28, 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:

● Clinician’s Trauma Update (June 2016)
● Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in U.S. Military Primary Care: Trajectories and Predictors of One-Year Prognosis.

Staff Perspective: Pondering the question of prescribed cannabis use and the potential effect on trauma and stressor-related treatment

Frequently, in the past few years, a question has emerged regarding how to handle a very specific situation in mental health treatment.  That situation is what to do when a patient appropriate for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment is also taking medicinal grade prescription cannabis for other issues such as chronic pain, anxiety or insomnia.  What makes this question unique from the issue of any substance use/abuse during mental health treatment is the unknown quality of this substance. 

CDP News: July 22, 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. We had a couple of events this week to talk about and we’re laying the groundwork for even more coming up soon.

Research Update: July 21, 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:

● PTSD Monthly Update: Living with Someone with PTSD
● Removing Barriers in the Assessment of Combat-Related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.

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