Research Index

Snapshot Housing and Accomodation

Snapshot Housing

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 charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Snapshot Housing 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…

Lives in Transition: returning to civilian life with a physical injury or condition. Final report

The majority of our participants had expected to have a long career in the Armed Forces (and indeed some had); however, the impact of a physical injury or condition took away their capability to fulfill their roles, requiring significant adjustments…
Snapshot Mental Health

Snapshot Mental Health

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 charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Military-to-civilian transition strains and risky behavior among post-9/11 veterans

Many military veterans face significant challenges in civilian reintegration that can lead to troublesome behavior. Drawing on military transition theory (MTT) and using data from a survey of post-9/11 veterans in two metropolitan areas (n = 783), we investigate previously…

Predictors of self-reported health and psychological distress among recently released Canadian Armed Forces Veterans

Recent research has found that, while the majority of Veterans report a positive adjustment to post-service life, the number who report experiencing transition difficulties is increasing. This study aims to describe some of the predictors of general health, mental health,…

Characteristics, institutional behaviour, and post-release outcomes of federal Veteran and non-Veteran men offenders

Introduction: Incarcerated Veterans are a unique subset of the Veteran population. They are more likely to be men, Caucasian, educated, and older than non-Veteran offenders. In addition, Veteran offenders are more likely to have committed violent offences and more likely…

The Relationship between Veterans’ Employment Program Component Use and Career Advancement Over Time

Over the last 5 years or so, as veterans transitioned, they generally fared well in the civilian workforce. There are numerous programs designed to help veterans write a resume, translate their military skills, and practice interviewing. The goal of many…

Understanding ‘Negative Transitioning’ in British Ex-Service Personnel: End-of-Award Report

The report, Understanding ‘Negative Transitioning’ in British Ex-Service Personnel, was conducted by a research team from the Senator George J Mitchell Institute at Queen’s University Belfast led by Professor John Brewer. The study is one of the largest UK qualitative…