Military Veterans

Reflections from the Past, or Perhaps the Future?

Former APA President Reflects on the Past and Future of Psychology Pat Deleon, PhD, Former APA President For nearly four decades, I had the honor of serving on the staff of the late-U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, retiring in the fall of 2011 as his chief of staff. During that time, I was actively involved within…

Call for Applications 2015-2016 Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship at VA

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2015-2016 POSTDOCTORAL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY FELLOWSHIP CENTRAL ARKANSAS VETERANS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Little Rock/North Little Rock, Arkansas Applications will be accepted until the position is filled The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) is currently recruiting applicants for our APA accredited postdoctoral fellowship position in Clinical Psychology. This is a 1-year position, with an…

Primary Blast Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military (part two): Diagnosis, Detection & Treatment

Primary Blast Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military: Diagnosis/Detection & Treatment (Part Two of Series) Jeremy Jinkerson Properly detecting and diagnosing blast-related military-related mild TBI (mTBI) is problematic for at least two reasons. First, individuals may be unaware that they have suffered concussions following exposure to blast events, and second, both mTBI’s etiology and symptomology…

Primary Blast Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military (part one): The Case for Primary Blast Concussions

Primary Blast Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military: The Case for Acknowledging Primary Blast Concussions (Part One in Series) Jeremy Jinkerson Veterans returning from Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) have presented with a wide range of cognitive symptoms without clear head injury events. Many of these veterans, however, have been exposed to low-pressure…

Bridging the Gap: Military Life and the Classroom

Bridging the Gap: Military Life and the Classroom Kathleen Fry As veterans return home from war, they are faced with the question of, “What to do next?” Some veterans may have originally entered the Armed Forces not only to serve their country, but to earn benefits to help pay for college. Professors and students may…