Deployment Psychology Blog

Research Update: 3 December 2020

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The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include: 
● Identifying Veterans in Your Practice: What Clinicians Need to Know
● Veteran Suicide Risk Reduction: A Recommendation for Practice.
● Assessing psychological adjustment and cultural reintegration after military service: development and psychometric evaluation of the post-separation Military-Civilian Adjustment and Reintegration Measure (M-CARM).

Staff Perspective: Military Family Resilience and COVID-19

Resilience in military families is the norm. As the effects of the pandemic continue to be felt, and in many cases amplified, the need for all of us to adjust to changes, sometimes on a daily basis, is greater than ever before. Civilian families can benefit from the lessons learned from military families across the generations. Creating new traditions, staying connected with love ones through long separations, and major shifts in social networks are all skills military families learn early in military service.

By the Numbers: 30 November 2020

3.9 Million

The number of Veterans who had a mental illness and/or substance use disorder (SUD) in 2019, according to a recent report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration -- 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Veteran Adults. This represents an increase of 6.5% over 2018 for both mental illness and SUD.

Staff Perspective: Reviewing Outcomes on Self-Care Training

Dr. Tim Rogers

In this blog, Dr. Rogers reviews current literature on self-care training methods and outcomes. The importance of practicing self-care is not only linked to higher life satisfaction and wellness outcomes, it is also considered an ethical standard for providers to prevent impairment and conduct that could adversely affect the delivery of patient care. The purpose of this blog will be to review the latest findings regarding how self-care is being trained, outcomes of such efforts, as well as provide some recommendations and resources.


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