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What civilian psychiatrists should know about military psychiatry

Article

This article explores what civilian mental health professionals should know when dealing with service and ex-service men and women.

Abstract

Few of us have first-hand experience of military psychiatry. However, as a result of recent conflict and the imminent downsizing of the armed forces we will almost certainly be seeing increasing numbers of ex-servicemen in our clinics. This paper explains what civilian mental health professionals should know when dealing with service and ex-service men and women.

Full Reference

Deahl, M., & Siddiquee, R. (2013). What civilian psychiatrists should know about military psychiatry. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 19(4), 268-275. doi:10.1192/apt.bp.107.004689