Clinician's Corner

A DHCC blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.

  • Biomarkers: The Future of PTSD Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring? July 10, 2017

    When I tell people my background is in physiological psychology they respond with enthusiastic curiosity.

  • Updated PTSD Guidelines and Recommendations Released: Learn About the Changes Updated PTSD Guidelines and Recommendations Released: Learn About the Changes July 6, 2017

    On Monday, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) released an updated version of the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (P

  • Moral Injury: A Mechanism of Harm Two Soldier walking with guns June 26, 2017

    A little over 10 years ago, Maj. Gen. George Flynn, then commanding general of Marine Corps Training and Education Command, and I were on Capitol Hill waiting to brief congressional staffers when he asked me a deceptively tough question.

  • Put Out the Welcome Mat: Tips to Provide Culturally-Sensitive Care to Transgender Service Members Department of Defense, LGBT Pride Month, Pride in All Who Serve June 19, 2017

    A 2015 civilian survey of transgender individuals conducted by the National Center for Transgender Equality found that during the past year, 33 percent of transgender individuals who saw a health care provider had a negative experience related to

  • The Transgender Narrative: Defining a Unique Path Wood Stairs June 12, 2017

    The first blog in the LGBT Pride Month series reviewed current DoD policy. This blog will focus on increasing your familiarity with the transgender narrative.

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The views expressed in Clinician's Corner blogs are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Deployment Health Clinical Center or Department of Defense.