Is there a Link between PTSD & Cardiovascular Disease?

Research Paper Title The association between PTSD and cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in male veterans of the Iraq/Afghanistan conflicts: a systematic review. Background Military personnel with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can experience high levels of mental and physical health co-morbidity, potentially indicating a high level of functional impairment that can impact on both… Read More


Is there a Relationship between Childhood Poverty, Military Service & Later Life Depression among Men?

Research Paper Title The relationship between childhood poverty, military service, and later life depression among men: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study. Background Childhood poverty has been associated with depression in adulthood, but whether this relationship extends to later life major depression (MD) or is modified by military service is unclear. Methods Data come… Read More

What are the Demographic & Behavioural Health Predictors of Un/Diagnosed Depression in the US Female Military Veteran Population?

Research Paper Title Predictors of Depression Diagnoses and Symptoms in United States Female Veterans: Results from a National Survey and Implications for Programming. Background and Purpose Research suggests that female veterans of the US military are more likely than their male counterparts to report mental health concerns such as post-traumatic stress, depression and suicidal thoughts.… Read More

Diets: Veterans and Non-veterans

Research Paper Title Health-related Characteristics and Dietary Intakes of Male Veterans and Non-veterans in the Multiethnic Cohort Study (US). Background Nationwide surveys in the United States found that certain health-related factors, in particular cigarette smoking and obesity, were more prevalent in veterans than in non-veterans. Purpose The objective of this paper was to compare health-related… Read More