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Dementia in military and veteran populations: a review of risk factors—traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, deployment, and sleep

The military population face a unique set of risk factors that may increase the risk of being diagnosed with dementia. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a higher prevalence in this group in comparison to the…

War Widows Knock on the Door: An Exploratory Study of the Experiences of Bereaved Military Families

This report is about the experiences of bereaved military families in the UK and the impact of their loss. For a member of the Armed Forces there is an increased risk of being exposed to serious and unsafe situations that…

A group-based chronic pain intervention using the Unlearn Your Pain method: A retrospective one-arm cohort study

Chronic pain is a frequent occurrence in military and Veteran populations. This study examined whether a group-based chronic pain treatment using the Unlearn Your Pain method was effective in reducing chronic pain in 21 military and Veteran participants. Participants completed…

Chronic pain: The Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-up Survey

Chronic pain is an understudied area of research among military members and Veterans. Thus, the authors explored chronic pain in the Canadian military population. This study looks at the differences in chronic pain conditions among serving personnel and Veterans. The…

Creative Forces programming with military families: Art therapy, dance/movement therapy, and music therapy brief vignettes

Creative arts therapists (art therapists, dance/movement therapists, and music therapists) administer assessments and interventions that support the holistic well-being of military families affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Through participation in the Creative Forces: United…

Chronic pain program management outcomes: Long-term follow-up for Veterans and civilians

Interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation programs are effective in treating chronic pain. Not many studies have explored how Veterans differ from civilians in responding to treatment. In this study, several measures were administered at different time points to examine and compare the…

Physical Health Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…

Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Females in the Military: A Scoping Review

Musculoskeletal injuries (MSKi) are a common challenge for those in military careers. Compared to their male peers, reports indicate that female military members and recruits are at greater risk of suffering MSKi during training and deployment. The objectives of this…

Symptoms of dementia or post-traumatic stress disorder? Under-recognised behaviours in veterans with dementia

The veteran community are at increased risk of poor mental health and developing dementia as a result of their miliary service, with the potential to lead to delayed onset post-traumatic stress disorder (DOPTSD). The manifestation of DOPTSD may be misinterpreted…

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Veterans who live with chronic pain

Chronic pain is more frequent in military Veterans than in the general population. The objective of this study was to assess whether the COVID-19 pandemic has had a greater impact on Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans who live with chronic…