Out of the shadows: Chronic pain in Canadian Armed Forces veterans — Proceedings of a workshop at the 2019 Forum of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Out of the shadows: Chronic pain in Canadian Armed Forces veterans — Proceedings of a workshop at the 2019 Forum of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research

This commentary summarizes proceedings of a workshop on chronic pain in military personnel and veterans (released personnel) at the Annual Forum of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health …

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Gambling problems among United Kingdom armed forces veterans: Associations with gambling motivation and posttraumatic stress disorder

Military service, mental health, and gambling activities and motivations as predictors of problem gambling in a sample of UK AF veterans. Age-and-gender matched veterans (n = 1,037) and non-veterans (n = 1,148) completed an …

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Depression symptoms as a potential mediator of the association between disordered eating symptoms and sexual function in women service members and veterans

Sexual dysfunction is associated with disorders commonly diagnosed in service members/veterans (SM/Vs; e.g., depression, posttraumatic stress disorder) and increased risk for suicide in service women. Theory indicates depression may play …

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Understanding risk in younger Veterans: Risk and protective factors associated with suicide attempt, homelessness, and arrest in a nationally representative Veteran sample

Accumulating research suggests unique patterns of suicide risk, homelessness, and criminal-justice involvement in younger (age < 40) relative to older (aged 40+) cohorts of Veterans. However, potential explanations for these differences remain …

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Resilience to Suicidal Ideation among U.S. Military Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study

Veterans with combat exposure experience high rates of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and associated suicidal ideation. The current study examined whether social support (i.e., social connectedness and social engagement) and …

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Building Connections through Sport and Physical Activity for Ill and Injured Military Members and Veterans: Determining the Optimal Time for Program Involvement

Research has shown that physical fitness can benefit individuals with an injury or illness, enhancing their psycho-social health and well-being. The Soldier On program supports Canadian Armed Forces personnel and …

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Sexual (mis)conduct in the Canadian forces

This paper delves into findings that Canadian Armed Forces culture is gendered and misogynistic. It looks into related issues and what may be contributing to this culture.

Trauma and trauma care in Europe

This paper explores the recent history of care provision for survivors of trauma and highlights current challenges for those who care for trauma survivors.

Military veteran cancer survivors’ preferences for a program to address lifestyle change and psychosocial wellness following treatment

This study aimed to understand military veteran cancer survivors’ preferences regarding the delivery of post-treatment wellness services.  All service delivery programs had strengths, with clinic-based programs offering the greatest breadth …

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