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Applying Durkheim’s Theory of Suicide: A Study of Altruism and Anomie Among Canadian Veterans of Afghanistan
As over 40,000 Canadian service-personnel returned from the war in Afghanistan, more than one third believe they did not make a successful transition. This study inquiries into the lived-experience of Canadian Veterans who ...
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.
Toward a Model of Military Family Resiliency: A Narrative Review
Over the years, the construct of resilience has been increasing in complexity, indicated by the lack of consensus in its definition, operationalization, and measurement. Resiliency in military families is of particular ...
Exploring Strategies Used to Deliver Physical Activity Experiences to Veterans With a Physical Disability
Purpose: Physical activity is an important method of rehabilitation used to promote positive physical and psychosocial outcomes among military personnel, including Veterans, with a physical disability. However, minimal ...
Postmilitary Adjustment to Civilian Life: Potential Risks and Protective Factors
Background. Adjustment to civilian life in Canadian veterans after release from military service has not been well studied. Objectives. The objectives of this study were: (1) to explore dimensions of postmilitary ...
Overall mortality of Canadian Armed Forces personnel enrolled 1976–2012
Background: Military personnel may be exposed to hazardous substances or environments, making health surveillance critical. However, surveillance is frequently handicapped by long lag times between exposure(s) and outcomes, ...
Quality participation experiences in the physical activity domain: Perspectives of veterans with a physical disability
Objectives: An important consideration for physical activity (PA) participation for individuals with a physical disability, including veterans, is that opportunities exist for full participation. Full participation can be ...
Occupational Therapy and the Families of Military and Veterans
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Spirituality and Moral Injury Among Military Personnel: A Mini-Review
Introduction: Moral injury (MI) results when military personnel are exposed to morally injurious events that conflict with their values and beliefs. Given the complexity of MI and its physical, emotional, social, and ...
More Than Just Counting Deaths: The Evolution of Suicide Surveillance in the Canadian Armed Forces
Suicide prevention and surveillance are of primary concern to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and to the CAF Health Services (CFHS). Suicide surveillance has been conducted on behalf of the CFHS by the Directorate of Force ...