If You've Never Been There You Wouldn't Understand: The Evolutionary Reasons for Veteran Mistrust

About the Course:

One of the commonly cited barriers to mental health treatment for veterans is distrust. Concerns regarding career impact is frequently reported by veterans. The author of this article posits an additional, evolutionary basis for this mistrust.

Publication Date:

Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 11(1) 2017

Author

Hector Garcia, PsyD

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers who work with veterans and their families. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the evolutionary perspective of PTSD-related symptoms.

  2. Discuss the possible evolutionary basis for altruism.

  3. Identify possible mechanisms of veteran mistrust and behavioral health treatment.

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Course Number: 102352
Total Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Online
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Popularity: 19 members have taken this course