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Adapting the Collective Impact Model to Veteran Services: The Case of AmericaSer Cover

Health & Wellness | May 03, 2001

Adapting the Collective Impact Model to Veteran Services: The Case of AmericaServes, provides a lens into an emerging initiative focused on supporting communities in the development of more holistic s...

VA Disability Compensation and Money Spent on Substance Use Among Homeless Veter Cover

Health & Wellness | Dec 22, 2017

Abstract Objective: There has long been concern that public support payments are used to support addictive behaviors. This study examined the amount of money homeless veterans spend on alcohol and dru...

Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use Among Women in the U.S. Military: A S Cover

Health & Wellness | Dec 08, 2017

Abstract U.S. servicewomen’s ability to plan pregnancies is of concern to the military in terms of troop readiness and cost and is an important public health issue. Contraception access and use are...

The Relationship of Predeployment Child-Focused Preparedness to Reintegration At Cover

Health & Wellness | Nov 17, 2017

Abstract Research shows that lower negative reintegration attitudes relate to lower levels of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among service members. Furthermore, mission preparedness has been sho...

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Initiation of and Engagement with Addictions Treatm Cover

Health & Wellness | Oct 13, 2017

Abstract Objective: Specialty addictions treatment can improve outcomes for patients with alcohol use disorders (AUD). Thus, initiation of and engagement with specialty addictions treatment are consid...

Physical Activity, Suicide Risk Factors, and Suicidal Ideation in a Veteran Samp Cover

Health & Wellness | Sep 22, 2017

Abstract The association between current level of suicidal ideation and physical activity was tested in a broad sample of veterans seeking care from the Veterans Health Administration. It was hypothes...

Associations Between Deployment, Military Rank, and Binge Drinking in Active Dut Cover

Health & Wellness | Sep 08, 2017

Abstract Background: Prior studies of mostly male U.S. service members suggest service characteristics such as deployment with combat exposure and lower rank may be a risk factor for alcohol misuse. H...

Reproductive Health of Active Duty Women in Medically Austere Environments Cover

Health & Wellness | Aug 25, 2017

Abstract One in seven of the approximately 2.2 million Department of Defense active duty military personnel are women. Among active duty servicewomen, about 40% are under 26 years old, and almost half...

Mental Health of Transgender Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts Who  Cover

Health & Wellness | Jun 23, 2017

Abstract Little is known about military sexual trauma (MST) in transgender veterans. To address this gap, we examined archival data regarding transgender veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflic...

Impact of Military Trauma Exposures on Posttraumatic Stress and Depression in Fe Cover

Health & Wellness | Jun 09, 2017

Abstract Previous research has demonstrated the deleterious effects of traumatic military experiences on symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression in female veterans. However, mo...

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