Cannabis Use Among Military Veterans

Research Paper Title Cannabis use among military veterans: A great deal to gain or lose? Abstract Policy changes have resulted in dramatic increases in access to cannabis for medical purposes. Veterans are disproportionately affected by conditions for which medical cannabis is often pursued, making an evidence-based perspective on risks versus benefits of high priority. The… Read More

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Improving Community Integration among Homeless-Experienced Veteran Families

Research Paper Title Beyond housing: Understanding community integration among homeless-experienced veteran families in the United States. Background Community integration is important to address among homeless-experienced individuals. Little is known about helping veteran families (families with a parent who is a veteran) integrate into the community after homelessness. The researchers sought to understand the experiences of… Read More

How Organisational Approach Can Help Prevent Mental Disorders in Veterans

Research Paper Title Systematisation of approaches to the organisation of prevention of mental disorders veterans of combat veterans. Abstract For the purpose of methodological justification of the use of new approaches to the organisation of psychiatric care for veterans of military operations in departmental general hospital health care institutions, the analysis of existing problems in… Read More

What is a Veteran?

Introduction A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning “old”) is a person who had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field. A military veteran is a person who has served and is no longer serving in a military. A military veteran that has served directly in combat in a war is further defined… Read More

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

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

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