Transition Services Utilization Among US Women Veterans: A Secondary Analysis of a National Survey

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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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Tailoring Higher Education Options for Smaller Institutions to Meet Veterans’ Needs: Enhancing Inclusion in Higher Education: Practical Solutions by Veterans for Veterans

This study describes the development of a strength-based program to capitalize on veterans’ assets when transitioning into higher education. The program uses occupational therapy concepts throughout a veteran centric colloquium …

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Examining Changes in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Substance Use Among a Sample of Canadian Veterans Working with Service Dogs: An Exploratory Patient- Oriented Longitudinal Study

This study investigates the effects service dogs have on helping veterans with PTSD and Substance Use. A sample of 5 veterans took part in the study, noting both an increase …

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Student Veterans’ Participation in High-Impact Practices: Veterans’ Experiences at Three Institutions of Higher Education in Southeastern North Carolina

This study sought to understand the perception and engagement of student veterans with specified techniques and designs for teaching that have proven beneficial for student engagement (HIP). Semi-structured interviews were …

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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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“My Understanding … Has Literally Changed”: Addressing the Military-Civilian Gap with an Academic-Community Engagement Project

This article analyzes final reflections of 44 business communication students who completed an academic-community engagement project. Analysis of the reflections shows that such service-learning projects increase civilian students’ knowledge of …

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Social Support Mediates the Relationship Between Mental-Physical Multiple Morbidities and Engagement in Aerobic Physical Activity Among Military Service Members and Veterans

This research seeks to understand how best to promote physical activity levels among veterans with multiple morbidities. 2466 service members and veterans (SMVs) participated in the study, data was taken …

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A Study of Rural and Native-American Students’ Military Identities, Military Family History, and Reading and Writing Interests in a Military-friendly, Military-themed Composition Course

This article discusses a three-year case study conducted at a comprehensive research university and a regional university in Oklahoma. The study involves 74 service-members/veterans, 18 military spouses, and 95 nonveterans, …

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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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Reducing Veterans’ Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and Posttraumatic Stress, and Enhancing Engagement in Occupations with SCUBA Diving and Occupational Therapy

This piece of research explores whether an occupational therapy program in combination with SCUBA diving is more effective in enhancing occupational performance, and mental health outcomes for veterans than SCUBA …

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“But Meanwhile the Dead Poison Us and Those Who Come after Us”: The Presence of Ghosts in Veterans’ Writing and Art and the Implications for Medical Professionals

This article reviews the use of ghosts in veterans’ writing and art from world war one to present day. The review suggests that by using the ghost to connect narrative …

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“Shelter from the Storm”: Military Service Member Spousal Caregiver Challenges and Barriers to Resources in the Midst of Enduring Conflicts

This review piece is informed by both the personal experience of a military spouse of 17 years and existing research. Research, institutional and financial support are available/given to deployed combat …

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