Archive for the ‘Assessment of Military Personnel’ Category

A commentary on women in the military who report being raped and being discharged with a personality disorder

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Are mental health practitioners using personality disorder diagnoses to help the military “get rid of” women who report being raped? This question is at the heart of a growing concern about the pervasiveness of sexual assault in the military and how the military responds when a sexual assault is reported. (more…)

Forensic assessment of PTSD and reliance on psychological tests of malingering in military veterans

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Can forensic experts properly rely on psychological tests to determine that a military veteran’s reported PTSD symptoms are due to malingering? (more…)