Linking Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress, Good Sleep, & Psychological Flexibility in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Risk and protective factors for post-traumatic stress among New Zealand military personnel: A cross sectional study. Background Post-traumatic stress (PTS) is prevalent among military personnel. Knowledge of the risk and protective factors associated with PTS in this population may assist with identifying personnel who would benefit from increased or targeted support. Therefore… Read More

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Reviewing the Maxillofacial Fracture Patterns in Military Casualties

Research Paper Title Maxillofacial Fracture Patterns in Military Casualties. Background Morbidity and death after facial trauma are substantial issues of concern both in civilians and in military personnel. This cross-sectional retrospective study sought to assess the prevalence, pattern, treatment, and complications of soft and hard tissue injuries of the face in military personnel from 2012… Read More

The Management of Traumatic Injuries in Military & Austere Environments

Research Paper Title Emergency First Responder Management of Combat Injuries to the Torso in the Military, Remote and Austere Settings. Background Traumatic injuries to the torso account for almost a quarter of all injuries seen in combat and are typically secondary to blast or gunshot wounds. Injuries due to road traffic collisions or violence are… Read More

Is There a Link between Childhood Trauma & the Impact of Deployment on the Development of Mental Disorder in Military Males?

Research Paper Title Childhood trauma and the impact of deployment on the development of mental disorder in military males. Background Childhood adversity is associated with mental disorder following military deployment. However, it is unclear how different childhood trauma profiles relate to developing a post-deployment disorder. The researchers investigated childhood trauma prospectively in determining new post-deployment… Read More

Is Exposure to Severe or Prolonged Trauma Associated with Chronic Multi-symptom Illness?

Research Paper Title The symptomatology of psychological trauma in the aftermath of war (1945-1980): UK army veterans, civilians and emergency responders. Background UK veterans suffering from a psychological or psychiatric illness as a consequence of service in the Second World War were entitled to a war pension. Their case files, which include regular medical assessments,… Read More

How to Avoid and Deal with Injuries During a Boot Camp Workout

Boot camps are a great way for you to improve your strength endurance, as well as your ability to handle strenuous physical tasks. Even if you are not a member of the armed forces and consider yourself a casual fitness buff, boot camps still offer immense opportunities to keep your body firm and active. That… Read More