PrepAudio | Official Audio Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics
August 2008, Volume 3, No. 8

The Effect of Deployment on Children

The Effect of Deployment on Children
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Learning Objectives

  • To recognize the stages of deployment and the potential each holds for stress in the home.
  • To outline possible changes to family dynamics during deployment.
  • To identify aspects of the military youth culture.
  • To perceive the child’s spectrum of stress surrounding parental deployment.
  • To apply interventions for reactions to these stresses.
  • To recommend potential psychosocial resources, both within and outside the military.
The Effect of Deployment on Children

Col. Beth Ellen Davis, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr. Davis disclosed no financial relationship relevant to this issue. This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

The Effect of Deployment on Children

Maj. Keith M. Lemmon, MD, FAAP

Dr. Lemmon disclosed no financial relationship relevant to this issue. This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

The Effect of Deployment on Children

David F. Callies, PsyD

Dr. Callies disclosed no financial relationship relevant to this issue. This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.