TITLE

DOD EXPANDS MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING FOR DEPLOYED TROOPS

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to issue an improved policy guidance for military personnel with deployment-limiting psychiatric conditions, and for those who are using prescribed psychiatric medications. It says that the new policy, signed into law on October 17, 2006, requires the DOD to specify conditions and treatments that preclude a service member from deploying to a combat zone or contingency operation.
ACCESSION #
24958387

 

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