13.7 per 1,000
The rate of child abuse or neglect in military homes in FY 2017, according to a Department of Defense report issued last year -- Report on Child Abuse and Neglect and Domestic Abuse in the Military for Fiscal Year 2017. This is a decrease from the previous year's rate of 14.4 per 1,000.
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13.7 per 1,000
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. January is well underway and we've got several happenings coming up soon.
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Ways to Help Your Family Member with PTSD (PTSD Monthly Update)
● Effect of Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia on Health, Psychological Well-being, and Sleep-Related Quality of Life: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
● A systematic review of the psychosocial impact of emotional numbing in US combat veterans.
In 2019, the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) will celebrate its 13th year of providing training and education for behavioral health providers working with Service members, Veterans, and their families. We remain committed to delivering the highest quality, evidence-based programs to our target audience and improving the behavioral healthcare of our nation’s military, while also improving their access to care.
The percentage of combat-wounded Veterans who reported "past year prescription opioid misuse," according to a study reported in the journal Addictive Behaviors -- Opioid and sedative misuse among veterans wounded in combat. Additionally, 21.7% reported past year "sedative misuse."