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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
When the warrior returns : making the transition at home.
Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, c2012
xxviii, 291 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nathan D Ainspan; Walter Penk; Patty Shinseki
|Description:||1 online resource (321 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||The warrior's family --
The immediate post-deployment period: deployments are hard, but homecoming can be even harder --
Life after military service: what you need to know and do to succeed as a veteran family --
Family and friends as care providers for disabled service members --
Emotions and their impact on families --
The effects of repeated deployments on warriors and families --
Building resilience in the military family during and following deployment --
Suicide and suicide prevention --
Self-medication and drug abuse --
Got kids? Parenting tips for when your warrior returns from deployment --
Children of injured military parents --
Children's reactions to deployment, reintegration, and injuries by age groups, with --
Recommendations on how to help them --
Family assistance for service members seeking employment or education --
Sex and intimacy after combat --
Female warriors --
Families of National Guard and Reserve service members --
Unmarried partners and blended families --
List of contributors --
Illustrations and tables --
U.S. Army active duty suicide rates, as of November 2011: convincing evidence of the effect of multiple deployments on suicide rates, which have more than doubled from peace-time levels, rising from 9.6/100,000 in 2004 to a projected 24.6/100,000 in 2011 --
Ace program card --
Suicide prevention risk factor assessment card --
The toll that multiple deployments take on service members --
The impact of arousal and anxiety on information processing efficiency and memory --
Ways families can improve deployment resilience --
Reframing common clinical symptoms associated with depression, stress injuries, and TBI --
Drug abuse warning signs --
Comparison of academic experiences in the military and civilian environments --
Continuum of startle responses: the effects of traumatic disruption on information processing.
|Responsibility:||edited by Nathan D. Ainspan and Walter E. Penk ; foreword by Patty Shinseki.|
"When the Warrior Returns: Making the Transition at Home is an excellent overview of the issues and any warrior or family may face as the warrior returns home. The book is written in a straight
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