Blog posts with the tag "Staff Voices"

Staff Voices: Review and Commentary on Video Documentary “Soldiers of Conscience”

Dr. Debra Nofziger reviews the documentary "Soldiers of Conscience." which examines the inherent contradiction of soldiers who become conscientious objectors. It's a difficult and thought-provoking subject, so take a few minutes to read her review of the film in the Staff Voices section of the CDP Blog.

Staff Voices: Diagnostic Changes DSM V – PTSD & ASD

After nearly 25 years, the DSM-V has finally been released! The diagnoses of PTSD and ASD have been significantly revised based upon recent research. Most notably, PTSD and ASD have been moved from anxiety disorders to new category “Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders.” In addition, in DSM-IV and DSM IV-TR, PTSD and ASD were distinct. ASD was not a diluted version of PTSD, but an early response characterized primarily by an emphasis on dissociative qualities.