Coming home may hurt

 

Dr Riviere discusses the findings of his recent research on risk factors for mental ill health in US reservists after deployment in Iraq.


 

Date published: 22 July 2011

Presenter: Dr Ovais Badat

Interviewee: Dr Lyndon Riviere

Audio running time: 18 minutes

Credits: 0.5

 

This is a telephone interview.

 

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of this podcast, we hope you will:

 

  • be able to further understand the mental health issues faced by military service personnel

 

  • be aware of the differences in risk for mental health faced by soldiers with different levels of attachment to the military

 

  • understand the methods of study used, allowing further knowledge about soldiers' mental health

 

  • further understand some of the protective factors that may prevent any soldier from becoming ill.

 

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The armed forces and mental health: Part 1 and Part 2 by Professor Neil Greenberg, Dr Paul Lewis, Dr Anne Braidwood and Dr Elizabeth Hunt

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