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What is a common way of dealing with internalized emotions

Substance use

Military spouses and children deal with

Live with the concept of "mission first"

Frequent moves

Short term relationships

Escalated misbehavior of children

Issues facing military families

*day care arrangements

*spousal loneliness

*increased financial obligations

*Children primarily attend civilian public schools and feel "different" from their peers

*Children fear not being accepted or not making friends

Impact of Deployment

*multiple deployments

*spouses must manage the household alone and assume role of singular parent

*Spouses live with constant fear and anxiety associated with the life-threatening conditions facing his or her service member partner.

Behaviors reported in children in response to the deployment of a parent

*Infants: decreased appetite, weight loss, irritability, apathy

*Toddlers: may be sullen, tearful, throw temper, tantrums, or develop sleep problems

*Preschoolers: may exhibit regressive behaviors; may assume blame for parent's departure

Behaviors reported in children in response to the deployment of a parent

School-age Children: irritability, aggression, whininess, express fears about parent's safety

Adolescents: Rebellion, irritability, challenging, authority, sexual acting out, drug or alcohol abuse

Women in the Military: Special concerns

Sexual harassment

Sexual assault

Differential treatment and conditions

Parenting issues

Common behaviors and symptoms upon return from combat

*Migraine headaches

*Memory impairment




*Aggressive behaviors

*Substance use

Leading cause of TBIs

blasts from explosive devices

Symptoms of TBIs

severity depends on extent of injury

Problems with cognition, behavior, mental health


Communication and social functioning changes

Symptoms of PTSD

*Re-experiencing the trauma through flashbacks, nightmares, and intrusive thoughts

*Intensive efforts to avoid activities, people, places, situations, or objects that arouse recollections of the trauma

*Chronic negative emotional state and diminished interest or participation in significant activities

*Aggressive, reckless, or self-destructive behavior

*Hypervigilance and exaggerated startle response

*Angry outbursts, problems with concentration and sleep disturbances

Depression and suicide

common among military veterans

suicide rates among service members have reached a 30 year high

suicide is closely associated with substance use, depression, PTSD, and TBI

Substance use disorder

*reduction in the use of tobacco and illicit drugs

*increases in the use of alcohol and abuse of prescription drugs

Alcohol abuse is the most prevalent problem, and referrals for treatment are inadequate

Treatment for PTSD

Psychosocial therapies


complementary therapies

Treatment for TBI

Psychosocial therapies

Rehabilitation therapies