Grief and physical health outcomes in U.S. soldiers returning from combat.

@article{Toblin2012GriefAP,
  title={Grief and physical health outcomes in U.S. soldiers returning from combat.},
  author={Robin L. Toblin and Lyndon A. Riviere and Jeffrey Thomas and Amy B. Adler and Brian C Kok and Charles W. Hoge},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={136 3},
  pages={469-75}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have measured the burden of physical health problems after Iraq/Afghanistan deployment, except in association with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Grief, a correlate of health problems in the general population, has not been systematically examined. We aimed to identify the prevalence of post-deployment physical health problems and their association with difficulty coping with grief. METHODS Infantry soldiers (n=1522… CONTINUE READING