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An Exploration of the Viability and Usefulness of the Construct of Moral Injury in War Veterans
It is widely recognized that, along with physical and psychological injuries, war profoundly affects veterans spiritually and morally. However, research about the link between combat and changes in...
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Relationships among PTSD symptoms, social support, and support source in veterans with chronic PTSD.
The present study examined the temporal relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social support among 128 male veterans treated for chronic PTSD. Level of perceived interpersonalExpand
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Initial psychometric evaluation of the Moral Injury Questionnaire--Military version.
UNLABELLED Moral injury is an emerging construct related to negative consequences associated with war-zone stressors that transgress military veterans' deeply held values/beliefs. Given the newnessExpand
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Six- and ten-item indexes of psychological distress based on the Symptom Checklist-90.
Clinicians, provider organizations, and researchers need simple and valid measures to monitor mental health treatment outcomes. This article describes development of 6- and 10-item indexes ofExpand
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Sixand Ten-Item Indexes of Psychological Distress Based on the Symptom Checist-90
Clinicians, provider organizations, and researchers need simple and valid measures to monitor mental health treatment outcomes. This article describes development of 6and 10-item indexes ofExpand
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Moral Injury Themes in Combat Veterans’ Narrative Responses From the National Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Study:
Spiritual changes, or “soul wounds,” have long been described as expectable consequences of combat, useful in understanding the profound changes in many surviving warriors. However, moral injury as aExpand
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Cannabis use among military veterans after residential treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder.
The present investigation prospectively evaluated whether treatment changes in PTSD symptom severity, among military Veterans in residential PTSD treatment, were related to cannabis use 4 monthsExpand
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Spirituality factors in the prediction of outcomes of PTSD treatment for U.S. military veterans.
Spirituality is a multifaceted construct that might affect veterans' recovery from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adaptive and maladaptive ways. Using a cross-lagged panel design, this studyExpand
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Sleep quality among U.S. military veterans with PTSD: a factor analysis and structural model of symptoms.
Poor sleep quality among individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with poorer prognosis and outcomes. The factor structure of the most commonly employed measure ofExpand
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Causes of Death Among Male Veterans Who Received Residential Treatment for PTSD
Previous studies have shown elevated mortality among psychiatric and substance abusing patients, including veterans with PTSD. Although early studies showed elevated deaths from external causes amongExpand
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