Recently we hosted a webinar titled “CDP Presents: Debunking Common Misperceptions about Sleep Interventions” that addressed how as behavioral health professionals we can critically evaluate the regular barrage of claims we hear about sleep “tips” and products. I say critically not necessarily in a pejorative sense – that is, as a disapproval although that may end up being the case – but rather in the sense of approaching claims with a consistent evaluative framework. This kind of approach allows us to compare claims against scientific knowledge and evidence.
Deployment Psychology Blog
"The weighted lifetime prevalence of ED among veterans," according to an article published earlier this year in the journal Military Medicine -- Erectile Dysfunction in a U.S. National Sample of Male Military Veterans.
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Association Between Folic Acid Prescription Fills and Suicide Attempts and Intentional Self-harm Among Privately Insured US Adults.
● Baseline executive functioning moderates treatment-related changes in quality of life in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid traumatic brain injury.
● The role of time since trauma on treatment outcomes of veterans in two intensive posttraumatic stress disorder treatment programs.
Depending on your worldview, you may either struggle with the theory of Racial Battle Fatigue or be keenly aware of it. However, if you are a mental health practitioner, researcher, or advocate, then your profession almost certainly mandates not only your awareness of both mental health trends and scholarly research, but the implementation of evidenced-based interventions, despite personal convictions that may arise.
The number of veteran suicides in 2020, according to the 2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report, from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. This was 343 fewer than in 2019.