PTSD Myths, Social Anxiety in Student Veterans, VBSN Programs
PTSD Myths Persist in the Military Community, New Survey Finds
June is PTSD Awareness Month, and more work needs to be done to dispel the myths that persist regarding PTSD in the military community. "According to the recent survey of 2,000 people conducted by The Harris Poll, 67% of Americans believe that most veterans have PTSD. Some 74% think most combat vets have PTSD. One in four believe patients with PTSD are violent or dangerous, and nearly 60% believe that if a person experiences a traumatic event, they will develop PTSD." The real numbers and statistics are much lower.
Text Analysis for Understanding Symptoms of Social Anxiety in Student Veterans
Predictors of Student Veterans Progression and Graduation in Veteran to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Programs: A Multisite Study
The study highlights how military veterans increase gender, race, and ethnic diversity in the nursing workforce and that hybrid program delivery became the single predictor influencing VBSN progression and graduation. "As non-traditional students in higher education with a history of social isolation and help-seeking stigma, this delivery mode may have assisted SV retention and persistence."