Working in operational medicine can be stressful and occasionally heartbreaking.

Such problems as professional burn-out, clinical depression, anxiety disorders, sleeplessness, anger management and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are not rare, but are common within our profession.

In response to our work stressors, some of us wrestle with the demons of alcoholism, medication dependency, relationship problems, incapacitating grief, eating disorders, and domestic abuse.

To assist with evaluation and treatment of these issues, we offer these resources:

US Marine Corps Combat Stress

US Army Leaders’ Manual for Combat Stress Control

War Psychiatry (from the Borden Institute)

Education and Training