09/02/2016 by Carl Weems, PhD
Concerns about the nature of existence and one’s place in the world are viewed as central to the human condition in a number of intellectual traditions. Contemplating existential issues is a normative part of human experience; however, for some individuals these thoughts may become a source of intense anxiety.
09/02/2016 by Nicole Gerszberg
The traumatic effects of war experience on Vietnam veterans have been repeatedly studied and widely discussed over the past few decades. However, research on secondary traumatization, the transmission of distress from trauma victims to others in close proximity, has been limited.
08/05/2016 by Rachel Adams, PhD, MPH and Mary Jo Larson, PhD, MPA
From previous studies of Army men we know that combat exposure leads to increased symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and adjustment problems. However, even though women have comprised approximately 10 percent of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) deployments, we know very little about their combat exposure and the consequences of such exposure.