31 Jan '16, 12am

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Kevlar for the Mind (Photo: Thinkstock/Staff) CONNECT TWEET 6 LINKEDIN 2 COMMENT EMAIL MORE Seeking help for psychological problems is not an easy decision for some. A number of people view the need for emotional help as a sign of weakness. Service members worry about losing a secret clearance or being forced into a different occupational specialty. That’s rarely, if ever, the case. But stereotypes about mental health treatment make it important to be informed about what happens when you seek the services of a psychologist, psychiatrist or social worker. That’s why I recommend you come prepared with a list of questions at your first session. If you’re the type who might either forget or for whatever reason won’t write down a few questions prior to your first appointment, I’ve answered a few of the more common ones for you. What is my diagnosis? I’m amazed at how many patie...

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