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Lifting the Lid on Transition: The families’ experience and the support they need

The majority of Service leavers transition successfully (although we argue that the definition of ‘successful’ should be broadened considerably beyond Service leaver employment) and so, by continuation, the same can be said of families. However, when transition goes wrong, the…

Mental health outcomes at the end of the British involvement in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a cohort study

Little is known about the prevalence of mental health outcomes in UK personnel at the end of the British involvement in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. We examined the prevalence of mental disorders and alcohol misuse, whether this differed between…

Service Needs and Health Outcomes Among Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans Following TBI

The purpose of this study was to examine the (a) prevalence of unmet caregiver needs across eight health care and social service needs and the (b) impact of unmet needs on caregiver health and appraisal outcomes. Six of the 8…

“Due to His Abnormal Mental State” : Exploring Accounts of Suicide among First World War Veterans Treated at the Ontario Military Hospital at Cobourg, 1919-1946

Relying on records of veterans' hospital admissions, and service and pension files of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, this paper explores authoritative accounts of First World War veterans' mortality attributed to suicide and accidental causes among veterans treated as mental cases…

How can we get Iraq- and Afghanistan-deployed US Veterans to participate in health-related research? Findings from a national focus group study

Research participant recruitment is often fraught with obstacles. Poor response rates can reduce statistical power, threaten both internal and external validity, and increase study costs and duration. Military personnel are socialized to a specific set of laws, norms, traditions, and…

Using art therapy to overcome avoidance in veterans with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder

Avoidance can be a significant barrier to engaging in trauma-focused treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as being a mechanism that creates restrictions that can seriously impact functioning and wellbeing. Following an outpatient study with veterans that indicated…