PTSD & Depression: Missed Opportunities for Screening & Diagnosis

Research Paper Title Missed Opportunity to Screen and Diagnose PTSD and Depression among Deploying Shipboard US Military Personnel. Background Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are significant risks for suicide and other adverse events among US military personnel, but prevalence data among ship-assigned personnel at the onset of deployment are unknown. Aim To determine the… Read More

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Mental Health in Modern Military Forces

Research Paper Title Effects of Deployment on Mental Health in Modern Military Forces: A Review of Longitudinal Studies. Background Earlier studies presenting evidence that operational deployment negatively affects mental health outcomes among military personnel and veterans generally have lacked conclusiveness, largely because of cross-sectional or retrospective design. Purpose To review longitudinal studies investigating mental health… Read More