Blog posts with the tag "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"

Staff Perspective: New Research Comparing Cognitive Processing Therapy with Cognitive Processing Therapy-Cognitive Only

Does anyone else have their fingers crossed that researchers will start finding evidence of which PTSD treatments work best with which specific patients?  Happily, it seems like researchers are starting to ask those questions as well, and the recent article comparing Cognitive Processing Therapy standard protocol to Cognitive Processing Therapy - Cognitive Only may have inadvertently started to answer this question.  

Staff Perspective: A Review of “Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War”

A colleague of mine recommended I read the book "Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War" after a discussion on the topic of moral injury.  In this article, I review the book from my perspective as a clinician who has worked with service members who likely had moral injuries and as a former active duty Service member.

Research Update: 4 Sept. 2014

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 - Literature on DSM-5 and ICD-11
  • PTSD Monthly Update - 25th Anniversary of the National Center for PTSD
  • Tramadol treatment of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.
  • Supporting talk-based mental health interventions with digital whiteboards.

Staff Perspective: June is PTSD Awareness Month

Even though PTSD is an important topic year-round, it takes the forefront this month as June is National PTSD Awareness Month. In 2010, Congress designated June 27th as PTSD Awareness Day.  Since then many organizations, including the Center for Deployment Psychology, have attempted to highlight PTSD and provide resources for behavioral health providers, as well as those in need. Below you will find links to a variety of resources and organizations that may assist in the treatment of PTSD.