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War and Family Life
Book review for War and Family Life; the latest in Springer's Risk and Resilience in Military and Veteran Families series.
Deployment-Related Traumatic Events and Suicidal Behaviours in a Nationally Representative Sample of Canadian Armed Forces Personnel
Objective: Worldwide, there has been substantial controversy with respect to whether military deployment is a risk factor for suicidal behaviour. The present study examined the relationship between lifetime exposure to ...
Child Abuse Experiences and Perceived Need for Care and Mental Health Service Use among Members of the Canadian Armed Forces
Objective: Child abuse is associated with poor mental health outcomes in adulthood. However, little is known about how a history of child abuse may be related to perceived need for care (PNC) and mental health service use ...
Reproductions of global security: accounting for the private security household
This article shows how private security households exist at the nexus of two foundational logics of contemporary warfaremilitarism and neoliberalism. The celebration of neoliberalism and normalization of militarism allow ...
Virtual reality exposure therapy for anxiety and related disorders: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Trials of virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) for anxiety-related disorders have proliferated in number and diversity since our previous meta-analysis that examined 13 total trials, most of which were for specific ...
Lower cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with greater reduction in PTSD symptoms and anxiety sensitivity following aerobic exercise
A well-established body of literature supports the role of physical activity in maintaining mental health. Conversely, lack of physical activity has been associated with adverse mental health outcomes, such as posttraumatic ...
Comorbid PTSD and Social Anxiety Disorder Associations With Quality of Life and Suicide Attempts
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder (SAD) frequently co-occur. Preliminary data from treatment-seeking and veteran samples suggest that the impact of PTSD-SAD comorbidity may be additive, ...
Add Female Veterans and Stir? A Feminist Perspective on Gendering Veterans Research
This article examines how scholarship on veterans has begun to incorporate gender as a relevant category of research. Drawing on feminist theory, it identifies different approaches to gender within the field of veterans ...
PTSD, social anxiety disorder, and trauma: An examination of the influence of trauma type on comorbidity using a nationally representative sample
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder (SAD) are highly comorbid (Collimore et al., 2010). Trauma may present a shared environmental factor contributing to the development of comorbidity; however, ...
A psychometric evaluation of hierarchical and oblique versions of five variants of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory
The Posttraumatic Growth Inventory (PTGI; Tedeschi and Calhoun, 1996) is the most commonly used measure of posttraumatic growth. Although the original five factor structure has extensive psychometric support, evidence ...