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Military Services 

The burden that military service members and their families bear can be enormous, but informative resources and accurate treatments can help them to restore, rebuild, and heal. Military-related content can help medical and nonmedical care providers to effectively understand, support, and address the needs of this important population. Content related to Military Services include:

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  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Depression
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Deployment-Related Care
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Substance Abuse Disorders

Watch American Psychiatric Association's public service announcement, featuring former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, about veterans and mental health. Also, check out APA's eye-catching infographic highlighting the importance of military mental health.

Essential Books Relating to Military Services

American Psychiatric Publishing (APPI), a division of the American Psychiatric Association, offers clinical textbooks and manuals for understanding various disorders and treatments common within the military community.

Care of Military Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families Care of Military Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families serves a critical need, which has been highlighted by recent reported rates of combat-related stress disorders and traumatic brain injury, as well as increases in suicide rates among service members and veterans over the past decade and the distress and challenges faced by their children and families.
Management of Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury Management of Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury provides evidence-informed guidance on the core topics in brain injury medicine, including the epidemiology and pathophysiology of TBI, the medical evaluation and neuropsychological assessment of persons with TBI, and the common cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and other neurological disturbances for which persons with TBI and their families seek clinical care.
Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Second Edition Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated from the 2005 first edition to reflect the exponential expansion of research and clinical data amassed in the intervening years.
Preventing Patient Suicide
Preventing Patient Suicide provides the wisdom of Dr. Robert I. Simon’s vast clinical experience, combined with the latest insights from the evidence-based psychiatric literature, to offer a cutting-edge survey of suicide prevention and management techniques.

View a complete list of books related to military services.