If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of those tree-hugging vegans who wants to bring their dog to work every day. Me too. Full disclosure: I wrote this blog mostly so I could watch cat videos on company time. But perhaps you have more noble aspirations, such as understanding the current state of research on animal-assisted therapy for military clients. A quick Internet search suggests you’re not alone.
Blog posts with the tag "Data"
In my role at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP), I was recently asked about transitioning from military service to civilian life. The specific question asked was how case managers can identify a normal reaction to mourning the loss of identity due to leaving military service versus behavior that could be indicative of a clinical problem/disorder. I think it is a great question and one that many case managers, providers, and even Service members may have.
This time around we'd like to do something a little different and take a moment to point our users to the excellent piece in the Washington Post, "A Legacy of Pain and Pride" written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran.
Last summer my colleague Holly O’Reilly filled you in on some of the changes to the PTSD diagnosis with the publication of DSM-5. After reviewing the changes side-by-side, I thought it might be helpful to share this table with you detailing the differences, so you could look at the key changes in context and get a handle on what is different and what has stayed the same.