Science News About Military Service Members
- Study Shows REACH VET Program Effective for Veterans at High Risk for Suicide
A recent NIMH co-authored study shows that a Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention program was associated with fewer inpatient mental health admissions and emergency department visits, and a 5 percent reduction in documented suicide attempts.
- Brain Biomarkers Could Help Identify Those at Risk of Severe PTSD
This study has shed light on the neurocomputational contributions to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans, finding distinct patterns for how the brain and body respond to learning danger and safety depending on the severity of PTSD symptoms.