Category: military

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Why Social Isolation and the Military?

I’m Jamie Muskopf, a doctor of social work student, and as a military spouse of 9 years, I’m fighting to end social isolation in our military community.  If during our lives we’re fortunate enough to have a life partner, we want more than anything for them to have joy, health, and success.  But today our…
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Social Isolation and the Military Community

Many discussions around social isolation in the military community place a heavy emphasis on veterans, children, spouses, and depression. In a 2016 article entitled “Depression and Military Families”, the author defines depression as “one of the most common mood disorders that can affect anyone at any time.” (Kerr, 2016) Later in the article, they list…
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