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Increased risk of alcohol dependency in a cohort of National Guard troops with PTSD: a longitudinal study.
Studies show high rates of co-morbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD) but there is no consensus on the causal direction of the relationship. Some theories suggestExpand
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Gender Differences in the Risk and Protective Factors Associated With PTSD: A Prospective Study of National Guard Troops Deployed to Iraq
This study examines gender differences in post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and PTSS risk/protective factors among soldiers deployed to Iraq. We pay special attention to two potentiallyExpand
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Rationale and study design of a trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for preventing suicidal behavior (MBCT-S) in military veterans.
BACKGROUND Although suicide ranks 10th as a cause of death in the United States, and 1st among active military personnel, there are surprisingly few evidence-based therapies addressing suicidality,Expand
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Walking frequency, cars, dogs, and the built environment
To explain walking propensity or frequency, empirical studies have generally used two sets of explanatory variables, namely, socio-demographic variables and built environment variables. They haveExpand
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Exploring the gender gap and the impact of residential location on environmental risk tolerance
Abstract To explore the effects of the gender gap and differences in residential location on environmental risk tolerance, we analyze data from the US general population and from households livingExpand
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MORBID THOUGHTS AND SUICIDAL IDEATION IN IRAQ WAR VETERANS: THE ROLE OF DIRECT AND INDIRECT KILLING IN COMBAT
Although research has identified numerous risk factors for military suicide, the contribution of combat exposure to suicide risk has not been clearly established. Previous studies finding noExpand
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Recruiting Hard-to-Reach Populations: The Utility of Facebook for Recruiting Qualitative In-Depth Interviewees
We present a cost efficient methodology for using social media to recruit a low incidence, hard-to-reach population. For qualitative research investigating the policy implications of divorce later inExpand
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Public support for policies to reduce risk after Hurricane Sandy.
A phone survey was conducted in New Jersey in 2013 four months after the second of two major devastating tropical storms (Sandy in 2012 and Irene in 2011). The objective was to estimate publicExpand
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Eye-tracking technology, visual preference surveys, and urban design: preliminary evidence of an effective methodology
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We analyze eye-tracking data from a visual preference survey to evaluate quantitatively the ways in which individuals process and rank images used in public settings for urban planning. Expand
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The 2.4% Solution: What Makes a Mandate?
Despite that the popular vote margin in the 2004 presidential election was only 2.4%, George W. Bush claimed to have "earned political capital" and Republican National Chairman Ken MehlmanExpand
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