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Research Update: 9 Jan. 2014

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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:

  • Understanding the Cost and Quality of Military-Related Education Benefit Programs (RAND)
  • Religious Affairs in Joint Operations (Joint Chiefs of Staff)
  • Learning from traumatic experiences with brief eclectic psychotherapy for PTSD.

Staff Voices: The Next Step in Virtual Reality Treatment

Using virtual reality to help assist in the treatment of PTSD is nothing new. There have been numerous efforts to simulate stressful situations from the safety of a therapist’s office,  including the Virtual Iraq program,  the T2 Virtual PTSD Experience in Second Life by the National Institute of Telehealth and Technology and several others. 

Staff Voices: Can PTSD Be Treated with Yoga?

I recently came across a Huffington Post article written by David Wood describing the practice of yoga and its benefits for service members in the military struggling with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  When asked to describe effective treatments for PTSD, I often speak about Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  So, it's no surprise that this concept of treating PTSD with yoga caught my attention.