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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.
Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Canadian Military
Objective: To estimate the lifetime prevalence of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among a representative, active military sample, and to identify demographic and military variables that modulate ...
Negative Emotionality and Disconstraint Influence PTSD Symptom Course via Exposure to New Major Adverse Life Events
Identifying the factors that influence stability and change in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is important for improving clinical outcomes. Using a cross-lagged design, we analyzed the reciprocal effects of ...
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 ...
A Descriptive Analysis of Medical Health Services Utilization of Veterans Living in Ontario: a Retrospective Cohort Study Using Administrative Healthcare Data
Background Health services utilization by Veterans following release may be different than the general population as the result of occupational conditions, requirements and injuries. This study provides the first longitudinal ...
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 ...
Disability Correlates in Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force Veterans
Purpose: This study was undertaken to inform disability mitigation for military veterans by identifying personal, environmental, and health factors associated with activity limitations. Method: A sample of 3154 Canadian ...
Occupational therapy: Addressing performance and participation issues for military personnel, Veterans and their families
Occupational therapists bring a distinctive perspective to the health and well-being of military personnel and Veterans. Occupational therapy’s emphasis on participation, finding meaning and purpose in activities, time use ...
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, ...