ATTNFor the safety of patients and employees, STRONG STAR is restricting face-to-face treatment at all locations. LEARN MORE.
Home Get Treatment
  Home Login Contact
login Get Treatment!
News and Publications
For media inquires, contact:

Sleep Disorders Are Skyrocketing Among US Military Personnel, Study Finds
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 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

Copyright © 2008-2021
All rights reserved.
STRONG STAR Data and Statistics Core.
UT Health Google+
  Web Privacy | Links from websites affiliated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio's website ( ) to other websites do not constitute or imply university endorsement of those sites, their content, or products and services associated with those sites. The content on this website is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Health information on this site is not meant to be used to diagnose or treat conditions. Consult a health care provider if you are in need of treatment.
Home About Us News STRONG STAR Projects Contact Us