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Validating the primary care posttraumatic stress disorder screen and the posttraumatic stress disorder checklist with soldiers returning from combat.
The purpose of the research was to assess the diagnostic efficiency of the Primary Care Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Screen (PC-PTSD) and the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist (PCL) asExpand
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Prevalence of mental health problems, treatment need, and barriers to care among primary care-seeking spouses of military service members involved in Iraq and Afghanistan deployments.
Military spouses must contend with unique issues such as a mobile lifestyle, rules and regulations of military life, and frequent family separations including peacekeeping and combat deployments.Expand
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Childhood adversity and combat as predictors of depression and post-traumatic stress in deployed troops.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown a relationship between childhood adversity and health outcomes in adulthood. The military represents a segment of the young working population that faces uniqueExpand
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Sleep Symptoms as a Partial Mediator Between Combat Stressors and Other Mental Health Symptoms in Iraq War Veterans
Sleep symptoms are a prominent feature of mental health disorders like PTSD and depression. However, it is unknown whether sleep symptoms mediate the relationship between combat stress and theseExpand
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Human rights as a tool for tobacco control in Latin America.
T tobacco epidemic is one of the most dangerous and pervasive public health concerns the world faces today. Tobacco consumption is an epidemic that spreads not by infection, but by promotion andExpand
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Growth mixture modeling of post-combat aggression: Application to soldiers deployed to Iraq
Prior research has found substantial heterogeneity in the course of key post-deployment outcomes, such as PTSD. The current paper employs growth mixture modeling to identify differential trajectoriesExpand
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Public health measures to control tuberculosis in low-income countries: ethics and human rights considerations.
In low-income countries, tuberculosis (TB) control measures should be guided by ethical concerns and human rights obligations. Control programs should consider the principles of necessity,Expand
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