Online Program

Veteran and Active Duty Mental Health: Research Perspectives that Address the Impact of Trauma

Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Trends in severe behavioral health disorders among Veterans and active duty military personnel are a critical national issue. This session addresses this topic from the perspectives of program and intervention design, and improving data used to describe prevalence and correlates of behavioral health disorders due to trauma.
Session Objectives: Identify how perceived deployment preparation and unit support plays a role in soldiers mental health outcomes post deployment. Describe the military and non-military trauma exposure for veteran participants of jail diversion programs. Discuss military and non-military-related risk factors for self-directed violence among US military veterans.
Richard Beinecke, DPA, ACSW

Changing Rates of Mental Health Disorders Among Veterans Treated in the VHA, 2007-2010   
Marcia Hunt, PhD, Gary Cuddeback, PhD, Elizabeth Bromley, MD, PhD and Daniel Bradford, MD, MPH
Suicidal ideation and attempts among US Veterans: Results from the 2011-2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System   
John R. Blosnich, PhD, MPH, Lisa Brenner, Ph.D. and Robert Bassarte, PhD

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