Unfortunately, PTSD is a common problem among our service men and women. I was able to find multiple scholarly journals about the subject as well as plenty of newspaper and magazine articles. I’ve listed them below, clicking on the underlined article title will take you directly to the article.
Deployed soldiers’ reactions to exposure and medication treatments for PTSD
Reger, Greg M., et al. “Deployed Soldiers’ Reactions To Exposure And Medication Treatments For PTSD.” Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, And Policy 5.4 (2013): 309-316. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
Associations of postdeployment PTSD symptoms with predeployment symptoms in Iraq-deployed Army soldiers.
MacDonald, Helen Z., et al. “Associations Of Postdeployment PTSD Symptoms With Predeployment Symptoms In Iraq-Deployed Army Soldiers.” Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, And Policy 5.5 (2013): 470-476. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
Perceived organizational support, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, and stigma in soldiers returning from combat.
Kelley, Christie L., et al. “Perceived Organizational Support, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, And Stigma In Soldiers Returning From Combat.” Psychological Services 11.2 (2014): 229-234. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
Relationship adjustment, PTSD symptoms, and treatment utilization among coupled national Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq.
Meis, Laura A., et al. “Relationship Adjustment, PTSD Symptoms, And Treatment Utilization Among Coupled National Guard Soldiers Deployed To Iraq.” Journal Of Family Psychology 24.5 (2010): 560-567. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
The predictive validity of the PTSD checklist in a nonclinical sample of combat-exposed National Guard troops
Arbisi, Paul A., et al. “The Predictive Validity Of The PTSD Checklist In A Nonclinical Sample Of Combat-Exposed National Guard Troops.” Psychological Assessment 24.4 (2012): 1034-1040. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
The structure of PTSD among two cohorts of returning soldiers: Before, during, and following deployment to Iraq.
Meis, Laura A., et al. “The Structure Of PTSD Among Two Cohorts Of Returning Soldiers: Before, During, And Following Deployment To Iraq.” Journal Of Abnormal Psychology 120.4 (2011): 807-818. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
Posttraumatic stress disorder in the U.S. Warfighter: Sensitivity to punishment and antidepressant use contribute to decision making performance.
Dretsch, Michael N., et al. “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder In The U.S. Warfighter: Sensitivity To Punishment And Antidepressant Use Contribute To Decision-Making Performance.” Traumatology 19.2 (2013): 118-125. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
Posttraumatic stress symptoms among National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq: Associations with parenting behaviors and couple adjustment
Gewirtz, Abigail H., et al. “Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms Among National Guard Soldiers Deployed To Iraq: Associations With Parenting Behaviors And Couple Adjustment.” Journal Of Consulting And Clinical Psychology 78.5 (2010): 599-610. PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
Diagnostic accuracy of the Posttraumatic stress disorder checklist - civilian version in a representative military sample
Karstoft, Karen-Inge, et al. “Diagnostic Accuracy Of The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist–Civilian Version In A Representative Military Sample.” Psychological Assessment 26.1 (2013): PsycARTICLES. Web. 15 June 2014.
War’s Elite Tough Guys, Hesitant to Seek Healing
Shanker, Thom and Oppel Jr., Richard A. “War’s Elite Tough Guys, Hesitant to Seek Healing.” nytimes.com. The New York Times Company, 5 June 2014. Web. 15 June 2014.