Tag Archives: psychology

I Am Navy Medicine: Naval Hospital Bremerton 2015 Jr. Officer of the Quarter Lt. Kathleen Saul, Psychologist

As related to Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs I am currently assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton as Staff Psychologist, division officer for Mental Health Clinic, Squadron Psychologist for Commander Submarine Group Nine (COMSUBGRU NINE) and Submarine Development Squadron Five (SUBDEVRON 5). As a native of Annandale, Virginia and 2004 graduate of Annandale High School, I achieved my …

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Psychological Health Research Leads to Readiness and Resilience

By Capt. Scott L. Johnston, MSC, USN, director, Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control Research, in its most basic definition, is the act of carefully studying a specific subject to gain more information. At the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC), science is the foundation of everything that we do and it’s essential to fulfilling our …

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OSCAR Team Uses Technology to Identify Mental Health Risk Factors

By Lt. Yaron G. Rabinowitz, Lt. Russell P. Balmer, Lt. Darren Norris, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Justin Seabrook, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Stephen Windle, and Hospitalman Samuel Malone,  2D Marine Regiment, 2D Marine Division OSCAR TEAM Of the numerous challenges facing embedded mental health providers, mitigating suicide risk is one of the most important. Recent experience has demonstrated that traditional …

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Take Control: Suicide Awareness

By Lt. Libby Peachey, mental health department psychology staff and suicide prevention coordinator, Naval Hospital Jacksonville In recognition of Suicide Awareness Month, I want to underscore the importance and raise awareness of suicide, the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.—according to Centers for Disease Control. Suicide is a complex behavioral response to stress, illness, isolation and substance abuse. A …

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