Deployment Psychology Blog

CDP News: June 16, 2017

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. It was a busy week and next week looks the same.

Research Update: June 15, 2017

The weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Cognitive behavioral therapy in practice: therapist perceptions of techniques, outcome measures, practitioner qualifications, and relation to research.
● Total sleep time as a predictor of suicidal behaviour.

Staff Perspective: Highlights of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society

I recently attended the annual meeting of the American Pain Society, in Pittsburgh, PA. Aside from eating at “Primanti Bros,” where they put the fries and coleslaw inside each and every delicious sandwich, I also learned a few things about chronic pain.

By the Numbers - June 12, 2017


The number of Americans "missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, Vietnam, and the Iraq and other conflicts," according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) -- American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics. The Defense Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Accounting Agency has a list of those who have been “Recently Accounted For."