The percentage of "remotely piloted aircraft warfighters" who "met PTSD symptom criteria as outlined in DSM-5," according to a prepublication article in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders -- Combat and Operational Risk Factors for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Criteria Among United States Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft “Drone” Warfighters.
Deployment Psychology Blog
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. We're off to a good start of what is looking to be a very busy February.
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Each Family is Different. Stay Strong in the Face of PTSD (PTSD Monthly Update)
● An Online Peer Educational Campaign to Reduce Stigma and Improve Help Seeking in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
● Moral Injury: An Integrative Review.
Exercise is known to have several health-related benefits to include both physical and psychological. But what do we know about the relationship between exercise and sleep? Take a moment and think about what you have heard about sleep and exercise.
The number of Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) operated by the Military Health System as of 2017, according to a recent report from the Congressional Research Service -- Military Medical Care: Frequently Asked Questions.