What are the Prognostic Factors in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 Occurring in the Korean Army?

Research Paper Title Prognostic Factors in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 Occurring in the Korean Army. Background In Korea, patients diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in the army are typically discharged from the army; however, the course of the disease after discharge is not known. The purpose of this study was to… Read More

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South Korea & Conscientious Objectors

“Lim jae-sung is a mild-mannered lawyer in his thirties with a fondness for monogrammed shirts and human-rights cases. Owing to South Korea’s strict military-service laws, he is also a convicted criminal with a prison record. Mr Lim refused to serve in the army after becoming involved with the anti-war movement sparked by the dispatch of… Read More

England is…

“We recognize England as a beautiful, gentle, and righteous country. England is a country that we have admired since we were children. England’s unique culture has often turned the world into an exciting place. It has always been at the center of world’s history of war. The people of England dearly love their country and… Read More

Why Must We Always Fight…

“Why must we always fight? Even at this moment, the world is constantly struggling through conflict and war, and our innocent children and parents are dying and being sacrificed on battlefields of death and destruction.” (Kim, 2010, p.139) Reference Kim, Y-K. & Miok, D.P. (Trans) (2010) The Future: A Road to Unification of the Korean… Read More

Improving the Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Interventions in the South Korean Military

Research Paper Title Strategic Priorities to Improve Effectiveness of Anti-smoking Interventions for the Korean Military: An Application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process. Background As South Korea remains technically at war with the North, higher smoking prevalence in the military might adversely affect the South Korea’s military power and contribute to lifetime smoking in men with… Read More