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Alcohol use and alcohol-related problems before and after military combat deployment.
CONTEXT High rates of alcohol misuse after deployment have been reported among personnel returning from past conflicts, yet investigations of alcohol misuse after return from the current wars in IraqExpand
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High injury rates among female army trainees: a function of gender?
BACKGROUND Studies suggest that women are at greater risk than men for sports and training injuries. This study investigated the association between gender and risk of exercise-related injuries amongExpand
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The occupational burden of mental disorders in theU.S. military: psychiatric hospitalizations, involuntary separations, and disability.
OBJECTIVE A recent study showed that among U.S. military personnel, mental disorders were the leading medical correlate of separation from military service. The reasons for this association have notExpand
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Spouse abuse and alcohol problems among white, African American, and Hispanic U.S. Army soldiers.
BACKGROUND Prior studies suggest racial/ethnic differences in the associations between alcohol misuse and spouse abuse. Some studies indicate that drinking patterns are a stronger predictor of spouseExpand
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The natural history and risk factors of musculoskeletal conditions resulting in disability among US Army personnel.
We describe the natural history of 13 musculoskeletal conditions requiring hospitalization and identify demographic, behavioral, psychosocial, occupational, and clinical characteristics most stronglyExpand
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Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin: Living Spiritually with Respect, Relationship, Reciprocity, and Responsibility
Anishinaabe culture, worldview and teachings provide a model of environmental education from an Indigenous perspective. This chapter discusses two educational programmes, the Anishinaabe BimaadiziwinExpand
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Cigarette smoking and suicide: a prospective study of 300,000 male active-duty Army soldiers.
The authors examined the relation between cigarette smoking and suicide by conducting a cohort study of 300,000 male US Army personnel followed prospectively from January 1987 through December 1996Expand
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Self-reported risk-taking behaviors and hospitalization for motor vehicle injury among active duty army personnel.
BACKGROUND Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in the Army. Behaviors increasing risk for motor vehicle crashes are also prevalent, but research has not linked these behaviorsExpand
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The changing profile of disability in the U.S. Army: 1981-2005.
BACKGROUND we sought to provide a profile of U.S. Army soldiers discharged with a permanent disability and to clarify whether underlying demographic changes explain increasing risks. METHODSExpand
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Race and Injury Among Army Basic Trainees
Abstract : Injuries due to exercise and training are cammon, particularly in Army populations. Few studies have examined the relationship between race and such injuries. Eight-hundred and sixty-oneExpand
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