Is Healing Touch Useful in Treating Those with PTSD?

Research Paper Title Examining the impact of a Healing Touch intervention to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in combat veterans. Background This study examined the use of Healing Touch (HT), a biofield therapy, as an intervention in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It exemplifies the upswing of biofield (energy field) therapies that have been taking… Read More

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What is the The Impact of Military Service Exposures & Psychological Resilience on the Mental Health Trajectories of Older Male Veterans?

Research Paper Title The Impact of Military Service Exposures and Psychological Resilience on the Mental Health Trajectories of Older Male Veterans. Background The researchers examine the impact of exposure to the dead, dying, and wounded (DDW) during military service on the later-life depressive symptom trajectories of male United States veterans, using psychological resilience as an… Read More

Is Psychological Resilience Important for Later-Life Mental Health?

Research Paper Title The Impact of Military Service Exposures and Psychological Resilience on the Mental Health Trajectories of Older Male Veterans. Background The researchers examine the impact of exposure to the dead, dying, and wounded (DDW) during military service on the later-life depressive symptom trajectories of male United States veterans, using psychological resilience as an… Read More

Hull 4 Heroes Veteran Villages Gets Green Light

The construction of a community specifically for ex-personnel has been given the green light. The Hull 4 Heroes Veterans Village was the idea of Paul Matson, a former Royal Artillery soldier. “Everything that you could need when you come out of the Forces will be on site,” he said. Planning for the 22-acre facility was… Read More

Discounted Rail Travel for Service Leavers

Service leavers are now on track for cash savings when they travel – thanks to a new initiative giving them money off train journeys throughout the UK. The long-anticipated Veterans’ Railcard offers former troops a third off most fares for a special introductory rate of £21. Companions benefit from the same discount as the holder,… Read More

How Do I Prove Military Asbestos Exposure?

Proving military asbestos exposure can be a tricky task, as symptoms from asbestos-related diseases tend to take years to appear. If you are trying to file a veteran’s disability claim for a disease related to asbestos exposure, you are going to have to write up an asbestos exposure summary. An asbestos exposure summary provides detailed… Read More

Veterans’ Health & Well-Being in the First Year after Service

Research Paper Title US Military Veterans’ Health and Well-Being in the First Year After Service. Background This study examined the health and well-being of US veterans during the first year after military service and tested several hypotheses regarding differences in veterans’ well-being over time, across life domains, and based on sex, military rank, and deployment… Read More