Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. It's a brand-new month and we've got plenty to talk about.
Deployment Psychology Blog
The weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Spiritually Integrated Cognitive Processing Therapy: A New Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder That Targets Moral Injury.
● Identifying Barriers to Usability: Smart Speaker Testing by Military Veterans with Mild Brain Injury and PTSD.
● Measuring Resilience to Operational Stress in Canadian Armed Forces Personnel.
Thinking about relationship, and always looking for a new slant that captures imagination, creativity and makes me pause to identify and question long-held beliefs, I decided to write a review of a new book that did exactly that. Dr. Brene Brown is a qualitative grounded theory researcher who develops theories based on peoples lived experiences rather than proving or disproving existing theories. In the midst of an era of disconnection, she speaks of cultivating community and the power of belonging.
21.2% & 16.1%
The prevalence of opioid prescribing in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in 2012 and 2016 respectively, according to a recent study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine -- Decline in Prescription Opioids Attributable to Decreases in Long-Term Use: A Retrospective Study in the Veterans Health Administration 2010–2016.
Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. It was a short week, due to the holiday, but we’ve still got lots to cover.