Preventing military misconduct stress behaviors
Since 2004, EMDR has been recognized by the DVA and DoD as a top evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorders according to their own clinical practice guidelines. With high rates of mental health stigma in the military, EMDR has the unique advantage of being noticeably different than standard talk therapy. Service personnel are not required to self-disclose details of events that they have witnessed or participated in, and the effects tend to be more rapid and generalize to other contributing experiences that often underlie difficulties associated with depression, suicide, anger, substance use, aggression, medically unexplained conditions, and so on. [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Russell, M. C. (2012, January 27). Preventing military misconduct stress behaviors. Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-c-russell-phd-abpp/ptsd-veterans_b_1228546.html on 2/5/2023.
“Preventing military misconduct stress behaviors,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 28, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/21257.