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. We’ve got lots to talk about this week, so let’s get right to it.
Deployment Psychology Blog
The weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● There is an app for that! The current state of mobile applications (apps) for DSM-5 obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and mood disorders.
● Depression and Hypersomnia: A Complex Association.
June is National PTSD Awareness month. While increasing education regarding PTSD is a year-round effort, this month finds many organizations, including the Center for Deployment Psychology, making an increased effort to spotlight PTSD and some of the resources available to aid those suffering from it. There has been significant advancement in raising awareness, treating PTSD, and reducing the stigma associated with it, but there is still no shortage of work to be done.
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The ratio of enlisted personnel to officers in the Air Force, according to Population Representation in the Military Services 2015, the latest version of the annual report from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness, prepared by CNA. This is the highest ratio of all the Service branches; the Marine Corps has the lowest enlisted/officer ratio, at 8.8 enlisted personnel to every officer.
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 June already and summer is in full swing at the CDP headquarters, but that’s not slowing us down any.