Deployment Psychology Blog

Research Update: 19 September 2019

The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:

● Posttraumatic Stress Symptom Courses in U.S. Military Veterans: A Seven-Year, Nationally Representative, Prospective Cohort Study. 
● Does Virtual Reality Increase Simulator Sickness During Exposure Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? 
● A Comparison of Group Anger Management Treatments for Combat Veterans With PTSD: Results From a Quasi-Experimental Trial. 
​● Assessing treatment integrity in personalized CBT: the inventory of therapeutic interventions and skills.

 

Committed…Successful…Failed: Shifting How We Talk About Suicide

Erin Frick, Psy.D.

Language is important, essential to everyday living. Our word choices matter as we communicate to others and in the context of suicide prevention, language can mean life or death. With the potential for such dire consequences, how we speak about suicide is critical. In today’s blog, I will share what language is no longer recommended when talking about suicide, as well as what words or phrases are preferred.

Research Update: 12 September 2019

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The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:

● Purpose in Life and Conscientiousness Protect Against the Development of Suicidal Ideation in U.S. Military Veterans With PTSD and MDD: Results From the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study.
● Resilience and Suicide in Special Operations Forces: State of the Science via Integrative Review.
● Comparative Efficacy and Acceptability of Pharmacological, Psychotherapeutic, and Combination Treatments in Adults With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Network Meta-analysis.

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