Military-to-civilian transition strains and risky behavior among post-9/11 veterans

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

“A Part of Our Family”? Effects of Psychiatric Service Dogs on Quality of Life and Relationship Functioning in Military-Connected Couples

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can have corrosive impacts on family relationships and individual functioning. Emerging evidence has shown that psychiatric service dogs may be an effective complementary treatment for military …

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Body image and psychosocial well-being among UK military personnel and veterans who sustained appearance-altering conflict injuries

This study highlights the psychosocial experiences and unmet support needs of personnel and veterans who sustained appearance-altering injuries (e.g., scarring and limb loss). Findings can inform the development of interventions …

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The British military family: The experiences of British Army wives before, during, and after deployment, their satisfaction with military life, and their use of support networks

This chapter features in the book ‘Military Families and War in the 21st Century’, which focuses on the key issues that affect military families when soldiers are deployed overseas, focusing on …

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Parental suicide

This article reports preliminary findings of research exploring adult experiences of childhood or adult losses after parental suicide.

Using thematic analysis in psychology

This paper outlines what thematic analysis is, including in relation to other qualitative methods that search for themes and patterns, and in relation to different epistemological and ontological positions.

Methodological issues in Navy Surveys

This paper explores the issues involved in carrying out surveys and the problems associated with using surveys to determine accurate rates of sexual harassment and pregnancy in the Navy.

A longitudinal examination of peritraumatic emotional responses and their association with posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder among veterans

Research has revealed a significant association between several peritraumatic emotional responses and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Preliminary research has also linked peritraumatic emotional responses with a diagnosis of major depressive …

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Moral transgression during the Vietnam War: a path analysis of the psychological impact of veterans’ involvement in wartime atrocities

Involvement in wartime combat often conveys a number of deleterious outcomes, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, hostility aggression, and suicidal ideation. Less studied is the effect of engagement in …

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“Give us respect, support and understanding”: Women veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan recommend strategies for improving their mental health care

Although women veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan have experienced war-related mental health challenges, they underutilize Veterans Affairs (VA) health care relative to men.  The current qualitative study sought to increase …

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Therapeutic response to Cognitive Processing Therapy in White and Black female veterans with military sexual trauma-related PTSD

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is an evidence-based treatment (EBT) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which has been validated for female veterans with military-related PTSD. Piecewise growth curves analyses revealed that …

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“We Are Disaster Response Experts”: A Qualitative Study on the Mental Health Impact of Volunteering in Disaster Settings Among Combat Veterans

Exploratory research suggests that combat veterans who volunteer in Team Rubicon (TR)—a disaster relief social service organization with the mission of uniting the skills and experiences of military Veterans with …

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Social Support, Help-Seeking, and Mental Health Outcomes Among Veterans in Non-VA Facilities: Results from the Veterans’ Health Study

This article examines social and psychological resources to better understand mental health outcomes among veterans and concludes that high levels of help-seeking support since deployment among veterans was associated with …

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Using Therapeutic Riding as an Intervention for Combat Veterans: An International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Approach

The aim of the study was to examine the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on posttraumatic stress symptoms, quality of life, and functioning of combat veterans.  The study findings revealed …

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Parenting Behaviors and PTSD Symptoms Predict Child Psychosocial Problems and Parenting Satisfaction in a Sample of U.S. Veterans and Service Members

This article examines whether it is PTSD symptoms, parenting behaviors, or both that best explain two components of parent-child functioning: parenting satisfaction and parent-reported child psychosocial problems. Results indicated that …

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Reintegration of Military Nurse Veterans

This article examines how measures of mindfulness, spirituality, and storytelling affect the reintegration of 159 military nurses after service in a combat zone.