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Posttraumatic stress disorder as a risk factor for suicidal ideation in Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was examined as a risk factor for suicidal ideation in Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans (N = 407) referred to Veterans Affairs mental health care. The authorsExpand
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Trauma, Change in Strength of Religious Faith, and Mental Health Service Use Among Veterans Treated for PTSD
One of the most pervasive effects of traumatic exposure is the challenge that people experience to their existential beliefs concerning the meaning and purpose of life. Particularly at risk is theExpand
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Psychological Benefits and Liabilities of Traumatic Exposure in the War Zone
Data from the National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Study on 1,198 Vietnam theater veterans were used to examine the psychological benefits and liabilities of traumatic exposure in the war zone.Expand
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Dissociation and posttraumatic stress disorder in Vietnam combat veterans.
OBJECTIVE This study compared current dissociative symptoms and dissociation at the time of specific traumatic events in Vietnam combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and VietnamExpand
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Transgenerational Effects of Abusive Violence on the Children of Vietnam Combat Veterans
This study examined the relationship between participation in abusive violence in Vietnam and behavioral disturbances among children aged 6-16 in the next generation. As part of the National VietnamExpand
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Analysis of Violent Behavior in Vietnam Combat Veteran Psychiatric Inpatients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
This study tested the hypothesis that male Vietnam veterans seeking inpatient treatment for PTSD (n = 228) exhibit more violent behavior compared with a mixed diagnostic group of male psychiatricExpand
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Service system integration, access to services, and housing outcomes in a program for homeless persons with severe mental illness.
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the hypothesis that greater integration and coordination between agencies within service systems is associated with greater accessibility of services and improvedExpand
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An empirical conceptualization of the recovery orientation
OBJECTIVE The recovery movement is having a growing impact on policy for people with severe mental illness. The empirical literature on the recovery orientation, however, is scant, and no empiricalExpand
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War zone traumas and posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology.
The diagnosis and clinical understanding of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rests upon the explicit identification of traumatic experiences that give rise to a well-defined constellation ofExpand
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Treatment-Seeking Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan: Comparison With Veterans of Previous Wars
Differences in the characteristics and mental health needs of veterans of the Iraq/Afghanistan war when compared with those of veterans who served in the Persian Gulf war and in the Vietnam war mayExpand
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