Deployment Psychology Blog

Staff Perspective: Lessons Learned from Examining Sleep Functioning of At-Home Partners Over the Course of Military Deployment

Timothy Rogers, Ph.D.

Miller et al. (2017) conducted a study on the sleep functioning of at-home partners from the Readiness and Resilience in National Guard Soldiers (RINGS-2) project. The RINGS-2 project is a prospective longitudinal study of National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq/Kuwait in 2011-2012. This is an important study because despite existing literature indicating deployments having negative effects on the health of military spouses, there has been limited research focused specifically on sleep functioning changes across the deployment cycle.

CDP News: 18 August 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’s been another busy week with plenty more great events coming up soon.

Staff Perspective: Completing a Sleep Log

In this video blog, EBP Trainer Diana Dolan, describes how to score a sleep log. It's a question that is brought up frequently in our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) training events. Here you can follow along as Dr. Dolan scores a de-identified patient's sleep log and see the steps and calculations involved.