The percentage of the Veteran population in VA care in FY13 who had no mental health diagnoses, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs -- National Veteran Health Equity Report, which "details patterns and provides comparative rates of health conditions for vulnerable Veteran groups."
The 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 -- Patient Engagement in PTSD Treatment
● Gender Differences in Trauma Types and Themes in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
● An empirical review of potential mediators and mechanisms of Prolonged Exposure therapy.
This week we’d like to give a shout out to Dr. Kevin Holloway, CDP’s Director of Online Programs, who presented at this year’s Serious Play Conference at George Mason University. Dr. Holloway’s presentation, “Virtual Professional Training in Evidence-Based Psychotherapies, Gaming for Behavioral Health Providers,” served as the Healthcare Keynote for the conference. Additionally, Dr. Holloway also served as one of the panelist for the “What Have We Learned in the Last 10 Years and Where are Serious Games Headed Next?” presentation.
The number of gravesites "at 135 national cemeteries, one national Veterans’ burial ground and 33 soldiers’ lots and monument sites in 41 states and Puerto Rico," according to the VA's National Cemetery Administration.