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Compromised Confidentiality in the Military Is Harmful

A patient seeks mental health treatment. The boss reads his file. This happens in the military.

PTSD

PTSD and preterm birth are associated, so knowing your patients' mental health history, particularly when symptoms were last present, is important.

The privacy and security of our offices—the therapeutic bunkers within which our wounded patient-warriors hunker down against an unseen enemy—is the fundamental first barricade between private sufferings and the potential for public humiliation.

People experience a spectrum of reactions as a result of epidemics, such as Ebola, and disasters, such as weather-related events. Psychiatrists can provide interventions for those who are in distress with a special focus on mitigating these disaster stress reactions.

This CME outlines distinguishing features of PTSD, complex trauma, and the dissociative subtype of PTSD (DPTSD), with an explanation of the distinctive neurobiological subtype of DPTSD.

This sunflower at the 9/11 Memorial said that a ray of sunshine remains, and that life blooms anew, in spite of the losses.

Military veterans are ubiquitous in our practices and in our lives. The impact of the past several years of armed conflict is greater than many think—and much greater than simply the number of veterans in your practice or your community.

Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.

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