Psychology & Psychiatry

How combat vets' PTSD affects families

Soldiers who experience the horror and terror of conflict often return home far different people than they were when they left. Many are angry, suffer from depression, harbour suicidal thoughts or attempt to isolate themselves ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Military service has transgenerational impact, study shows

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that while children of veterans' families possess several socioeconomic advantages, including higher familial income, health ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How operational deployment affects soldiers' children

So many of us have seen delightful videos of friends and family welcoming their loved ones home from an operational tour of duty. The moment they are reunited is heartwarming, full of joy and tears – but, for military personnel ...

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