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Mental health of Cambodian refugees 2 decades after resettlement in the United States.
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PTSD and major depression were highly comorbid in this population and each showed a strong dose-response relationship with measures of traumatic exposure, and older age, having poor English-speaking proficiency, unemployment, being retired or disabled, and living in poverty were also associated with higher rates of PTSD.
Invisible Wounds of War. Summary and Recommendations for Addressing Psychological and Cognitive Injuries
Abstract : Since October 2001, approximately 1.64 million U.S. troops have deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF; Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF; Iraq). The pace of the
Disparate prevalence estimates of PTSD among service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan: possible explanations.
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When evaluating PTSD prevalence estimates among service members previously deployed to Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and their non-U.S. military counterparts, researchers and policymakers should carefully consider the method used to define PTSD and the population the study sample represents.
THE INVISIBLE WOUNDS OF WAR:
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Reappraising the link between peritraumatic dissociation and PTSD symptom severity: evidence from a longitudinal study of community violence survivors.
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Cross-lagged panel analysis of longitudinal data collected from young adult survivors of community violence replicates previous work demonstrating a correlation between peritraumatic dissociation and subsequent symptom severity, however, findings are not consistent with the prevailing view that per itraumatic Dissociation leads to increased PTSD symptom severity.
All symptoms are not created equal: the prominent role of hyperarousal in the natural course of posttraumatic psychological distress.
This 3-wave longitudinal study examined the natural course of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms using data collected from young adult survivors of community violence. Three key findings emerged.
Ethnic differences in posttraumatic distress: Hispanics' symptoms differ in kind and degree.
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Findings suggest that the pattern of PTSD symptoms experienced most prominently by Hispanics differs in kind and not merely in degree, and have implications for theory aimed at explaining this ethnic disparity in posttraumatic psychological distress as well as for clinical intervention with trauma-exposed Hispanics.
Mental Health Stigma in the Military
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An inventory and assessment of stigma-reduction strategies across both the services and DoD as a whole was asked to identify strengths and gaps that should be addressed, and a set of recommended priorities for stigma reduction was developed.
Invisible Wounds: Mental Health and Cognitive Care Needs of America's Returning Veterans
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Fundamental gaps remain in understanding of the mental health and cognitive needs of U.S. servicemembers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, the costs of mentalhealth and cognitive conditions, and the care systems available to deliver treatment.
Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military: Volume 2. Estimates for Department of Defense Service Members from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study
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Estimates of the number of service members who experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, or gender discrimination in the past year are included, as well as detailed information about the characteristics of those incidents, decisions to report, and experiences with response and legal systems for both male and female service members.
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