Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain condition characterized by diffuse and persistent non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain. It is estimated that the prevalence of FM in the general population ranges from 2-4%, with it being more frequently diagnosed in women compared to men (Galvez-Sánchez & Reyes del Paso, 2020).
Blog posts with the tag "Staff Perspective"
In our roles as trainers at CDP, we want to help providers develop evidence-based skills for working with military connected populations. For me, one of the areas I provide training in is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain. All of us, whether trainers or providers in clinical practice have our own perspectives and experiences, and yes, even biases about those who have chronic pain. Let’s face it, challenges inherent in treating those with chronic pain, such as slow or minimal progress, can lead to provider stress and frustration. It is important not to lose our empathy; after all, persons living with chronic pain are often themselves struggling and feeling hopeless
Three clinical psychologists and trainers at the Center for Deployment Psychology walk into a recording studio with a mission to create a mind-blowing podcast for you, our CDP family of providers.
All of us have seen the dramatic images of the recent Taliban capture of Kabul. While the mission to defeat ISIS in Iraq will continue, many Americans are eagerly seeking explanation of the rapid-moving complex events surrounding the end of the war in Afghanistan.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This is a very important topic that touches many individuals around the world. In addition to our existing resources on suicide prevention, we will be have a series of blogs on the topic. We also invite you to watch a recording of this month's CDP Presents webinar, "Suicide Prevention from Elite Athletes to High Performance Military." This 90-minute presentation helps viewers learn more about suicide prevention efforts as it relates to elite athletes and those in high-performance roles.