Psychology News and Research Briefs Tag Archive:
Severity of Injury Determines Risk of PTSD in Wounded Soldiers
A study of U.S. Soldiers seriously wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan published in the October 2006 issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry shows the severity of an injury one month after its occurrence determines the likelihood of a soldier developing Post...
Continue reading Severity of Injury Determines Risk of PTSD in Wounded Soldiers
Military Families Underserved as Iraq, Katrina Take Psychological Toll
Three articles published this weekend illustrate the increasing toll placed on the mental health of both soldiers and their families as they face extended separations, fear of death and injury, trauma and loneliness following extended and repeated tours in ...
Virtual Reality Helps PTSD Veterans
Imagine finding yourself in this situation. Earlier this week, a reporter was escorted down an Iraqi street during the morning call to prayer. There was a marketplace to the right, nondescript buildings down the road and a few pedestrians milling about. The...
Continue reading Virtual Reality Helps PTSD Veterans
Initial Screenings of Soldiers Returning from Deployment Missed Majority of Mental Health Problems
Previous reports focusing only on early screenings of military returning from the war in Iraq missed the majority of mental health problems ultimately faced by soldiers, shows new research.
PsychBriefs: January 27-February 2, 2008
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work.
Continue reading PsychBriefs: January 27-February 2, 2008
This is an archive page containing articles from Psychology Briefs, the FindCounseling.com Blog.