Screening for vulnerability to psychological disorders in the military: an historical survey

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Sustained positive behaviour change of wounded, injured and sick UK military following an adaptive adventure sports and health coaching recovery course

This study offers a novel contribution and significant extension to existing literature by highlighting the enduring impacts of adaptive sports and adventure training programmes in activating UK WIS military personnel …

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Lifetime Prevalence and Comorbidity of Mental Disorders in the Two-wave 2002-2018 Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-up Survey (CAFVMHS)

This study used the Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-up Survey (CAFVMHS) to examine the incidence and prevalence of mental disorders and estimate the comorbidity of mental …

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“It gave me an excuse to get out into society again”: Decreasing Veteran Isolation through a Community Agricultural Peer Support Model

This study seeks to understand the veteran health and reintegration outcomes of a community agricultural initiative (CAI) called Growing Veterans (GV). Data was collected from 67 veteran and non-veteran GV …

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“Hero-Worship” or “Manipulative and Oversimplifying”: How America’s Current and Former Military Service Members Perceive Military-Related News Reporting

This paper examines the perceptions of military related journalism among the military population. Using data gathered from interviews with military service personnel and veterans this research hoped to provide additional …

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This Snapshot summarises financial issues affecting military personnel and veterans who are serving or have served in the full-time UK ‘Regular’ Armed Forces (AF) (except where stated as also applicable …

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RAF Centenary

Events took place across the country over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend to mark the RAF’s centenary, including the Baton Relay Launch and First Leg. Many news outlets report that …

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Invisible Scars: Mental Trauma and the Korean War

This book explores the psychiatric care system in place for Commonwealth troops deployed during the Korean War (1950-1953) and how psychologically traumatised veterans were treated upon their return home.

Prevalence and Associations Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health Difficulties Within UK Veterans Accessing Support for Mental Health Difficulties

This article examines the rates of brain injury and symptoms of post concussion syndrome (PCS) within a sample of UK veterans who were seeking support from Combat Stress for mental …

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Do Alcohol Misuse, Service Utilisation, and Demographic Characteristics Differ between UK Veterans and Members of the General Public Attending an NHS General Hospital?

The aim of this paper is to provide insights into alcohol misuse within UK veterans to establish whether their usage differs from the general public. This research explores differences in …

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Exploring Indices of Multiple Deprivation within a Sample of Veterans Seeking Help for Mental Health Difficulties Residing in England

The interaction between experiencing multiple deprivation and mental illness has been established for non-veteran populations. Less is known for UK veterans. This research explores the factors related to deprivation and …

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