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Biomarker Could Predict PTSD Risk

April 16, 2015 Posted in: Press Release, Military Support

Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai... Continue reading →

Military Suicides Up Slightly in 2014

April 16, 2015 Posted in: Press Release, Military Support

WASHINGTON — Suicides among members of the active-duty military personnel rose slightly in 2014, led by increases in the number of sailors and airmen who took their own lives, new Defense Department figures show.
There were fewer suicides by Army soldiers and Marines, the two services that... Continue reading →

Behavioral Health in the United States

November 1, 2013 Posted in: Announcement

29 October 2013 By: Judith L. Teich, MSW, Behavioral Research Scientist
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality

SAMHSA’s new publication, Behavioral Health, United States, 2012, provides in-depth information about the... Continue reading →

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