Our sleep team frequently gets asked which treatment we recommend for patients suffering with trauma-related nightmares. Our faculty members often struggle to answer this question because several promising treatments exist, but data is inconclusive when it comes to determining which one works better for whom. To help you navigate the options, I will summarize the promising treatments that are most commonly available.
Blog posts with the tag "Staff Perspective"
Research has established evidence of increased alcohol sales and consumption over the past 6-8 months. In this blog, we explore the increased risks to both health and sobriety associated with excessive alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week's Staff Perspective features a video recording of in-depth conversation between CDP's Dr. Jeff Mann and Dr. Tom Horvath. The two discuss the current state of SUD treatment and aspects of SMART Recover.
Here at the Center for Deployment Psychology, we often receive questions during training events and via email about sleep-related challenges military patients may have. This makes sense, as sleep problems are one of the most common issues among Service member and Veterans. Let’s take a look at some of the more frequently asked questions-and provide some answers-in this audio format.
Have you heard about Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders Using Prolonged Exposure (COPE)? This session-by-session therapist guide, written by Dr. Sudie Back and colleagues, was published in 2015. However, when I mention it at Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) workshops, few therapists in the audience have heard about it.