Linking the US Military, Psychopharmaceuticals & Global Counterinsurgency

Research Paper Title Pharmaceutical Creep: U.S. Military Power and the Global and Transnational Mobility of Psychopharmaceuticals. Abstract In 2006, the United States Department of Defence developed for the first time official criteria for the use of psychopharmaceuticals “in theatre” – in the physical and tactical spaces of military operations including active combat. Based on fieldwork… Read More

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Screening for Suicidal Ideation during Polypharmacy Clinical Encounters

Research Paper Title Polypharmacy involving opioid, psychotropic, and central nervous system depressant medications, period prevalence and association with suicidal ideation, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016. Abstract This report uses routinely collected data in the Defense Medical Surveillance System (DMSS) to explore the period prevalence of polypharmacy among the active component U.S. military in 2016.… Read More