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Sleep Disorders Are Skyrocketing Among US Military Personnel, Study Finds
Source: Military.com
Date: 4/12/2021
Our investigators' findings showing a dramatic increase in insomnia and sleep apnea in the U.S. military are reported in this Military.com article Read More>

Dramatic increases seen in rates of insomnia, sleep apnea among U.S. military
Source: UT Health San Antonio
Date: 3/26/2021
Incidences of insomnia and sleep apnea have increased sharply across all branches of the U.S. military in recent years, our investigators found in a study published recently in a top-tier journal. Read More>

Combat Social Work
Source: KXXV, Waco, Texas
Date: 3/22/2021
This news story highlights the work of Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD, who has joined the faculty at Texas A&M University – Central Texas, Department of Social Work, since his recent retirement as a U.S. Army colonel. Among other initiatives, Dr. Yarvis and colleagues have published a new book that shares the stories of military social workers serving in combat settings. Dr. Yarvis served for several years as the on-site principal investigator for several STRONG STAR and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD studies conducted at Fort Hood and continues to collaborate as a co-investigator with the consortia. Read More>

Decreasing Aggression in Veterans with PTSD
Source: Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
Date: 11/17/2020
Consortium to Alleviate PTSD investigator Shannon R. Miles’ pilot study testing a program called Manage Emotions to Reduce Aggression with veterans who have posttraumatic stress disorder is highlighted in this article published by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. Read More>

Two-Day Therapy Retreat Helps Treat PTSD and Improve Relationships
Source: Spectrum News
Date: 9/27/2020
Couples therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) delivered during a weekend retreat reduced PTSD symptoms and increased relationship satisfaction in a recent study conducted for the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP). Learn more about it in this edition of the Spectrum News interview program In Focus Texas, which features interviews with a couple who benefited from the therapy, as well as from CAP Director Alan Peterson. Read More>

Science Publications


A closer examination of relational outcomes from a pilot study of abbreviated, intensive, multi-couple group cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for PTSD with military dyads


Incidence of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea in active duty United States military service members.


Launching a competency-based training program in evidence-based treatments for PTSD: Supporting veteran-serving mental health providers in Texas.


The Military Service Sleep Assessment: An instrument to assess factors precipitating sleep disturbances in U.S. military personnel.
Scientific Publications Scientific Publications

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