Total CE Credit Hours: 7
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101257
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About the Course:
The Prisoner of War presents the initial evaluations of the Persian Gulf War Prisoners of War (POW) and briefly reviews the literature on the psychiatric effects of the POW experience. The prison experience and the experience of repatriation and reintegration into the family are discussed.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Emotional Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War: Veterans, Families, Communites, and Nations created by Robert J. Ursano, M.D. (Editor) and Ann E. Norwood, M.D.
American Psychiatric Press
October 18, 2000
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about prisoners of war. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the psychiatric assessment of the Persian Gulf War POWs.
Explain what happened during captivity for the POWs.
Identify the resistance and collaboration of the POWs.
Our old link http://www.usuhs.mil/psy/PrisonerOfWar.pdf doesn’t find the material. This new link seems to cover the material, but it may be a shorten version.
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