Military & Military Families
What's complicated about grief? Listen here, and find out how it differs from bereavement and how it's treated.
Find out what the experts know about treating trichotillomania (hairpulling)...and you don't. Clinicians: Learn about the roadblocks to treating PTSD and comorbid illnesses.
R. Bruce Lydiard, MD, PhD
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Charleston, South Carolina
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. Lydiard discusses difficulties in treating problems that co-occur with PTSD: depression, chronic pain, sleep disturbance, and substance abuse.Listen
Substance abuse, mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders accounted for the most hospitalizations of U.S. active-duty troops for illness and injury in 2011.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR AN ONLINE AND COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS STUDY ON POST-DEPLOYMENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES
Are you a Service Member (active duty, National Guard, or Reserve) or Veteran who deployed in support of OIF/OEF?
Are you willing to complete an online, completely anonymous survey?
If so, you may be qualified to participate in an internet study that is examining post-deployment behavioral health outcomes entitled, "Assessment of Base Rates of PTSD, High Risk Behaviors, and Impairment."
- Have deployed at least once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom
- Be between the ages of 18 and 59
- Be able to write and read English at an 8th grade level or higher
- Be willing to respond to a completely anonymous online survey
Listen to this podcast to find out about CBT, or cognitive-behavioral therapy, and how therapists use it to treat anxiety and related disorders.
ADAA is donating copies of its calendar Women Talk: Open the Dialogue — Triumph Over Anxiety Disorders to two organizations, Operation HHH, Helping Hands for Heroes and Military Women in Need. These organizations will distribute the calendars at military bases, veterans’ nursing homes, and to other veterans’ organizations.
Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks many people continue to struggle with symptoms of anxiety, stress and even posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Real Warriors provides brochures, videos, and other free tools to service members, veterans, and their families. They are designed to promote help-seeking behavior and address psychological health concerns.
Richard A. Bryant, PhD
Director, Traumatic Stress Clinic
Scientia Professor of Psychology, University of New South Wales
Dr. Bryant talks about the intersection of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and PTSD, including treatment and how therapy needs to be adapted for TBI survivors.Listen