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For U.S. Army personnel, most mental health disorders exist before enlistment

In the largest study of its kind, a team of researchers have found that the majority of mental health disorders and suicidal ideation among soldiers manifest before enlistment. The research, based on the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (STARRS), calls attention to the need for improved screening and intervention for new soldiers with pre-existing mental disorders, and suggest that recruits are not always forthcoming about any history of poor mental health or suicidality.

Posted by Tridiuum   |   March 5, 2014

 

 

 

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VP Joe Biden says “remarkable changes” are coming for mental health treatment

During a forum this week on mental health, Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius offered encouraging remarks for the future of mental health care, reports the Associated Press. The event celebrated the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's signing of the Community Mental Health Act.

Posted by Tridiuum   |   October 24, 2013

 

 

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Room for improvement in helping domestic violence survivors get the mental health care they need

A new study has identified a number of obstacles that stop domestic violence survivors from receiving mental health care--even when they had access to services. Societal stigmas, shame, privacy concerns, health care costs and a lack of information have all played a role in preventing women from receiving the care they need to help overcome the psychological impact of abuse.

Posted by Tridiuum   |   June 13, 2013

 

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