Support for UK Veterans

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Lifetime Prevalence of Respiratory Diseases and Exposures Among Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans: Results From the National Health Study for a New Generation of U.S. Veterans

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of respiratory exposures and the association between respiratory exposures and respiratory disease among veterans deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom and …

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Racial/Ethnic and Gender Differences in Receipt of Brief Intervention Among Patients with Unhealthy Alcohol Use in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration

Brief intervention (BI) for unhealthy alcohol use is a top prevention priority for adults in the U.S, but rates of BI receipt vary across patients. This paper examines BI receipt …

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Professor Hugh MacLean: one of the first British military research nephrologists and the pioneer of the  rst United Kingdom veterans’ renal clinic

Few people have been as successful in bringing together basic research, clinical science, and a contribution to military medicine as Professor Hugh MacLean. However, today he is almost forgotten. During …

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Association of Gulf War Illness-Related Symptoms with Military Exposures among 1990–1991 Gulf War Veterans Evaluated at the War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC)

Decades after deployment, Gulf War veterans of the war in 1990-91 referred to a Veterans Affairs (VA) tertiary evaluation center report a high burden of chronic symptoms, many of which …

Association of Gulf War Illness-Related Symptoms with Military Exposures among 1990–1991 Gulf War Veterans Evaluated at the War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) Read More »

Suicidal ideation among young Afghanistan/Iraq War Veterans and civilians: Individual, social, and environmental risk factors and perception of unmet mental healthcare needs, United States, 2013

Suicidal Ideation among Afghanistan/Iraq War Veterans remains a health concern. As young Veterans adjust to civilian life, new risk factors might emerge and manifest differently in this group versus those …

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Web-Based Problem-solving Training With and Without Peer Support in Veterans With Unmet Mental Health Needs: Pilot Study of Feasibility, User Acceptability, and Participant Engagement

eHealth tools have the potential to meet the mental health needs of individuals who experience barriers to accessing in-person treatment. However, most users have less than optimal engagement with eHealth …

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Transitioning from the Battlefield: A Theoretical Model for the Development of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Gender Diverse Veterans

This article summarizes what is known about PTSD in gender-diverse veterans and proposes a theoretical model to describe how bio-sociocultural factors in this population may interact to increase the risk …

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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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The Development of the Military Service Identification Tool: Identifying Military Veterans in a Clinical Research Database Using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning

This study aimed to develop a tool to identify veterans from free-text clinical documents recorded in a psychiatric electronic health care record (EHR) database. There is not currently a national …

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Veterans Key Facts

This document provides key facts and figures about UK veterans, focusing on veterans’ employment, health, housing, the justice system and the Armed Forces Covenant.

Trauma in Mind: Addressing High Intensity needs of veterans and family members affected by mental health-related trauma

Alongside Transition, Intervention and Liaison Services (TILS) and Complex Treatment Services (CTS) NHS England and NHS Improvement are developing High Intensity Services (HIS), and we need to ensure that these vital services come together …

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Veterans Decree 2014

This decree contains detailed rules concerning the special duty of care for veterans.

Training Clinicians to Provide Culturally Competent Treatment to Military-Connected Children: A Collaborative Model Between the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program

This article reviews the need to provide mental healthcare to military-connected children in the community and describes a novel collaborative model that provides training in military culture, deployment, and reintegration challenges …

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Conference Poster – Military veteran engagement with mental health and wellbeing services: a qualitative study of the role of the peer support worker

This poster was exhibited at the 2018 ‘Veterans’ Mental Health: From enlistment to retirement’ conference, which was organised and hosted by the King’s Centre for Military Health Research and funded by Forces …

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Veterans’ Identities and Well-being in Transition to Civilian Life – A Resource for Policy Analysts, Program Designers, Service Providers and Researchers

Report of the Veterans’ Identities Research Theme Working Group, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Forum 2016. Transition from military to civilian life is challenging for all military …

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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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