How Many Soldiers-in-training are likely to Seek Help when Experiencing a Mental Health Problem?

Research Paper Title Identifying Risk and Resilience Factors Associated With the Likelihood of Seeking Mental Health Care Among U.S. Army Soldiers-in-Training. Background The Department of Defence aims to maintain mission readiness of its service members. Therefore, it is important to understand factors associated with treatment seeking in order to identify areas of prevention and intervention… Read More

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Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours of Activated US Army National Guard & Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009

Research Paper Title Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours in the Administrative Records of Activated U.S. Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009. Background The U.S. Army suicide rate increased sharply during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There is limited information about medically documented, nonfatal suicidal behaviours among soldiers in the Army’s Reserve Component (RC), which… Read More

Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours in the Administrative Records of Activated US Army National Guard & Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009

Research Paper Title Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviors in the Administrative Records of Activated U.S. Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009. Background The U.S. Army suicide rate increased sharply during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There is limited information about medically documented, nonfatal suicidal behaviours among soldiers in the Army’s Reserve Component (RC), which… Read More

Linking Insomnia & Psychiatric Disorders in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Psychiatric disorders moderate the relationship between insomnia and cognitive problems in military soldiers. Background There has been a great deal of research on the co-morbidity of insomnia and psychiatric disorders, but much of the existing data is based on small samples and does not assess the full diagnostic criteria for each disorder.… Read More

Can Military Occupation Inform the Understanding of Suicide Attempt Risk among Soldiers?

Research Paper Title Suicide attempts in U.S. Army combat arms, special forces and combat medics. Background The US Army suicide attempt rate increased sharply during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Risk may vary according to occupation, which significantly influences the stressors that soldiers experience. Methods Using administrative data from the Army Study to Assess… Read More

Suicide & Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk & Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS)

Research Paper Title Health care contact and suicide risk documentation prior to suicide death: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS). Background Prior research has shown that a substantial portion of suicide decedents access health care in the weeks and months before their death. The researchers examined whether… Read More