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Top mental health research in veterans

November 11, 2017

Veterans accounted for 18% of all deaths from suicide among U.S. adults, according to a report released by the VA in 2016.

Since 2001, adult civilian suicides increased by 23%, while veteran suicides increased by 32%. After controlling for age and gender, veterans had a 21% increased risk for suicide, compared with civilians.

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9/11 responders with PTSD more likely to have physical disabilities

November 10, 2017
PTSD was associated with a greater risk for functional limitations among World Trade Center responders, according to recent findings. “We are interested in…

AAP calls for action on gun control after Texas mass shooting

November 7, 2017
In the aftermath of the most recent mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, the AAP has urged a push for gun reform from those in all levels of government in a
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Psychedelic drug use linked to decreased criminal behavior

November 3, 2017
Recent findings indicated lower likelihood of criminal behavior among adults with lifetime classic psychedelic drug use. “These findings add to a growing body of…
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CME Article

A Reexamination of Military Sexual Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
Military sexual trauma (MST) is a term that has been formally defined by the United States Congress. However…
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Thinking About the Assessment of Risk: September 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

We clinicians estimate risk and make decisions based on that estimate. We estimate suicide risk and violence risk. We…
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