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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>

Fifth annual San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference goes virtual, opens registration
Source: UT Health San Antonio
Date: 9/8/2020
Registration is open for the fifth annual San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference, slated for Oct. 22-23, 2020. The conference will feature leaders in the field reporting advances in the assessment and treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and co-occurring conditions. Pre-conference continuing education and clinical training opportunities are also available. Read More>

Science Publications

Moral injury and moral healing in prolonged exposure for combat-related PTSD: A case study.

The effects of interpersonal support on treatment outcomes using cognitive processing therapy.

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

Examination of the factor structure and correlates of the Perceived Military Healthcare Stressor Scale
Scientific Publications Scientific Publications

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