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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…

The Recent Occupation and Industry Employment Patterns of American Veterans

Programs aiming to ease the transition from military to civilian life have increasingly focused on specific occupation areas where veteran skills might overlap with civilian job requirements. This research uses the American Community Survey to examine the occupations and industries…

Employment Gaps Between Military Spouses and Matched Civilians

Drawing upon data from the Deployment Life Study, this article examines whether female military spouses (SPs) are disadvantaged relative to matched civilian peers in terms of hours worked and earnings, paying particular attention to gaps among the highest educated women.…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2017

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

From Homelessness to Employment: Perceptions of OEF and OIF Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The purpose of this study was to document the first-person perspectives of 10 Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) regarding their efforts to move from homelessness to employment. A qualitative, phenomenological study design was…

Reasons for job loss among homeless veterans in supported employment

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) improves competitive employment rates for those with serious mental illness (SMI) and is available through the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA). IPS clients often have difficulty maintaining jobs, and various reasons for job loss have been…