April 2007
Soldiers;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p46
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.


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