Blog posts with the tag "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"

Staff Perspective: Understanding the Relationship Between PSTD, Sleep Disturbances, and Suicidality

Tim Rogers, Ph.D.

In this blog, Dr. Rogers briefly reviews current literature examining the relationship between PTSD, sleep disturbances, and suicidality.  Increasingly, research is examining the link between different types of sleep disturbances and their relationship with suicidality (e.g., suicidal ideation and attempts).  The purpose of this blog will be to review the latest findings about the relationship between sleep disturbances and suicidality for Service members and Veterans diagnosed with PTSD.

Staff Perspective: COVID-19 and Self-Reintegration

Deb Nofziger, Psy.D.

Current social-distancing has limited ways we cope with both internal and external stressors. The less we are able to distract ourselves with the external world, the more time we have to listen to our own thoughts. How do we and our patients cope with personal demons when usual distractions are out of reach? What about those of us who are loving isolation because it has cut down on the external stressors?

Staff Perspective: Can EBPs Be Delivered by Videoconferencing or Telephone?

Carin Lefkowitz, Psy.D.

CDP Subject Matter Experts have been receiving many questions about delivering evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) via telemental health.  As providers struggle to continue to deliver treatment without face-to-face contact, questions arise about adaptations for videoconferencing and even telephone-only delivery of services.  Read below for ideas on how to quickly adapt services in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Staff Perspective: The Importance of the Assessment of Sleep Problems During Treatment

Jeffery Mann, Psy.D.

There is a growing public awareness of the importance of sleep to overall health and mental health. Reporting on health related issues continues to emphasis the importance of good sleep to so many aspects of our overall health. Research has demonstrated links to learning and memory, metabolism and weight, mood, and cardiovascular health. 

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