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Essential Information and Guidelines

  • Iraq War Clinician Guide (IWCG)
    This manual, developed with the Department of Defense, addresses the unique needs of Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Appendix J has 10 separate educational handouts.
  • Treatment of the Returning Iraq War Veteran
    From the Iraq War Clinician Guide. Discusses treatments for PTSD for veterans just returning from the Iraq war as opposed to Vietnam and other veterans, in a VA setting.

Recognition and Assessment of PTSD

Treating Combat Stress: PTSD and Co-Occurring Problems

Unique Service Experiences

  • Treatment of Medical Casualty Evacuees
    From the Iraq War Clinician Guide. Discusses how men and women evacuated from the war zone due to physical injury are at higher-risk than other soldiers for development of PTSD and other trauma-related problems. Offers advice on comprehensive care.
  • Casualty and Death Notification
    Describes procedure for professional counselors to deliver compassionate family notification of casualty or death.
  • Peacekeepers and Traumatic Stress
    Discusses risk of trauma in peacekeeping situations, prevalence of PTSD in peacekeepers, and risk and resiliency factors.

Military Sexual Trauma

Women-Specific Concerns

Resources

  • The New Warrior: Combat Stress and Wellness
    A video that addresses the unique issues faced by service members deployed for the global war on terror.
  • Web Links: Military
    Links to a wide variety of military resources, such as military branches, military family programs, and Veterans service organizations (VSOs).


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