Linking Deployment, Military Sexual Trauma & Alcohol Problems

Research Paper Title Deployment-Related Military Sexual Trauma Predicts Heavy Drinking and Alcohol Problems Among Male Reserve and National Guard Soldiers. Background Military sexual trauma (MST) is associated with a range of deleterious mental and physical health consequences; however, far less attention has been paid to the associations between MST and negative health behaviors, such as… Read More

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Substance Use Disorders & Soldiers

Research Paper Title Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders in Recently Deployed and Never Deployed Soldiers. Background Military studies investigating the prevalence of substance use (SU) and substance use disorders (SUD) and the relation between SU and mental disorders often lack a comprehensive assessment of SU, SUD and mental disorders and comparable groups of deployed… Read More

Research: Students, Binge Drinking & the Military

Students who binge drink are more likely than others to join the United States Military. Responses of more than 14,000 high school students in their final year were sought in the 2008 Monitoring the Future survey. Results indicated that those students who intended to join the military after leaving school were significantly more likely to… Read More