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Masculinities, Work, and Retirement Among Older Men Who Experience Depression

The high incidence of depression among older men has been linked to numerous factors. In this qualitative descriptive study of 30 older, Canadian-based men who experienced depression, we explored the connections between participants' depression, masculinities, work, and retirement. Our analyses…

Risk Factors for Homelessness Among US Veterans

Homelessness among US veterans has been a focus of research for over 3 decades. Following Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines, this is the first systematic review to summarize research on risk factors for homelessness among…

The impact of deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan on military children: A review of the literature

The aim of this review is to evaluate what is known about the impact on children of parental deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan. We searched for relevant studies with a minimum sample size of 50 which were published between 2003…

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in U.S. Soldiers Returning from Iraq

Background: An important medical concern of the Iraq war is the potential long-term effect of mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, particularly from blast explosions. However, the epidemiology of combat-related mild traumatic brain injury is poorly understood. Methods: We surveyed…

The Prevalence of Common Mental Disorders and PTSD in the UK Military: Using Data from a Clinical Interview-based Study

The mental health of the Armed Forces is an important issue of both academic and public interest. The aims of this study are to: a) assess the prevalence and risk factors for common mental disorders and post traumatic stress disorder…

Intimate Partner Violence and Military Women

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant issue that affects all women, including those who serve in the military. The myriad of issues faced by active-duty women who experience IPV is very similar to those of women who have never…