Clinician's Corner Blog

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

  • Data Dashboards Help Fine Tune Mental Health Care Delivery in the MHS December 10, 2018

    PHCoE is excited to share new updates to the Psychological Health by the Numbers section of our website that include data dashboards on inpatient and outpatient mental health care utilization among active duty service members (ADSMs) in the Military Health System (MHS). But before we dive in, let’s take a closer look at what dashboards are, and why they are useful.

  • Top 10 Things to Know About PHCoE’s Psychological Health Resource Center November 26, 2018

    You may have heard about the Psychological Health Resource Center, but do you know who it serves and what kind of information it provides? Read these 10 facts to learn more:

    The Psychological Health Resource Center is available to service members, veterans, family members, clinicians and military commands.

    The center exists to educate and link service members, veterans and their families to resources, and provide a resource for the entire military community.

  • Where in the World is PHCoE? November 13, 2018

    We all know that the Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE) works to ensure that evidence-based practices are used in military mental health clinics, primary care clinics, military units (combat and operational stress control), and off base, but did you know that we’re also exchanging ideas and information with other federal agencies and militaries from other governments across the globe, in both developed and developing countries?

  • Three Critical Considerations When Making a Clinical Mental Health Recommendation for a Service Member November 5, 2018

    Making a clinical recommendation for an active duty service member seems like it should be pretty straightforward. You conduct a comprehensive assessment and make an informed diagnosis. If there is a clinical practice guideline (CPG) for the diagnosis, you consider the known treatments with an evidence base.

  • Adjustment Disorders: How Are They Relevant to Military Mental Health? October 29, 2018

    When you think about mental health in the military, your mind likely jumps straight to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and then maybe to depression and anxiety. But adjustment disorders?

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