Deployment Psychology Blog

CDP News: Oct. 11, 2013

It’s the end of another workweek and that means it’s time for the latest CDP News entry. As usual, we’ll take a look at the most recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. Today marks the final day of our Pacific Southwest Regional 1-Week Civilian Training event in San Diego, CA. It’s been a very successful event for both the attendees and our staff members. We’d like to thank all the participants for attending this event and making it so great.

Research Update: Oct. 10, 2013

The CDP's weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:

  • Self-help for Posttraumatic Stress - PTSD Monthly Update (October 2012)
  • Treatment of Sleep Disturbances in Military Personnel: The Potential to Improve Other Service-Related Illnesses.

By the Numbers - Oct. 7, 2013


The rates, respectively, of sexual harassment and sexual assault reported by 13,000+ female service members exposed to combat during deployment to Afghanistan and/or Iraq, according to an article published last summer in the journal Women's Health Issues -- Combat Deployment Is Associated with Sexual Harassment or Sexual Assault in a Large, Female Military Cohort.