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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…

Treatment pathways for veterans who access secondary mental health care services in the United Kingdom: A feasibility study

A considerable number of military veterans suffering with mental health problems fail to seek professional help for their difficulties. Previous research focusing on United Kingdom (UK) veterans who do engage in treatment tells us mainly about those accessing primary care…

Comparing clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes between Veterans and non-Veterans with hoarding disorder

Because Veterans have higher rates of mental health conditions and both physical and mental health comorbidities are known to affect treatment outcomes, the purpose of this investigation was to compare the rates of risk factors for poor hoarding treatment outcomes…

Opioid use disorder and homelessness in the Veterans Health Administration : The challenge of multimorbidity

Objective: The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence and sociodemographic and clinical correlates of opioid use disorder (OUD), a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, among homeless veterans nationally in the Veterans Health…

Patterns of conventional and complementary non-pharmacological health practice use by US military veterans : a cross-sectional latent class analysis

BACKGROUND: Non-pharmacological therapies and practices are commonly used for both health maintenance and management of chronic disease. Patterns and reasons for use of health practices may identify clinically meaningful subgroups of users. The objectives of this study were to identify…

Veterans with PTSD demonstrate amygdala hyperactivity while viewing threatening faces : A MEG study

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a major psychiatric disorder that is prevalent in combat veterans. Previous neuroimaging studies have found elevated amygdala activity in PTSD in response to threatening stimuli, but previous work has lacked the temporal specificity to study…

Neural response to errors is associated with problematic alcohol use over time in combat-exposed returning veterans : An event-related potential study

We examined error-related negativity (ERN) and alcohol use in veterans over time. ERN magnitude was associated with problematic alcohol use over time. Veterans with a smaller ERN showed a decrease in problematic alcohol use over time. Veterans with a larger…