What is the Prevalence & Covariates of Problematic Gambling among a US Military Cohort?

Research Paper Title Prevalence and covariates of problematic gambling among a US military cohort. Background The availability of and participation in gambling has increased substantially the past several decades, however studies of military members’ gambling behaviors are limited. The present study aimed to investigate potential problematic gambling and its association with demographics and behavioural characteristics… Read More

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Useful Resources for Veterans' Education

On Veteran’s Day, vets are expected to be inundated with appreciation and thank you’s. If you have ever worn the uniform, then you understand that being a vet is not something that happens just a day a year. This is something that is with you for life. With this in mind, we are lucky to… Read More

Do We need to Address both Sleep & Anxiety for those with Diagnosed Sleep Disorders?

Research Paper Title Self-Reported Sleep, Anxiety, and Cognitive Performance in a Sample of U.S. Military Active Duty and Veterans. Background Unhealthy sleep can interfere with US military service members affective and cognitive functioning, and increase accident and injury risks. Methods This study examined the relationship between US active duty and veterans’ (n = 233) self-reported… Read More

Mental Health in Spouses of US Gulf War Veterans

Research Paper Title Mental health in spouses of U.S. Gulf War veterans. Background Veterans’ spouses are at risk for mental distress and substance use. Methods The researchers examined long term psychological functioning in spouses from a national cohort of 1991 Gulf War era veterans. Results From clinical interviews, spouses of deployed veterans (n = 488)… Read More

Do Insomnia Symptoms Predict Increased Alcohol Use Disorder Symptoms among Military Service Members and Veterans?

Research Paper Title Prospective associations between insomnia symptoms and alcohol use problems among former and current military service personnel. Background Despite evidence that insomnia symptoms exacerbate alcohol use disorder symptoms, there is a dearth of prospective research testing bidirectional associations between these variables. Furthermore, no studies have prospectively examined these associations among military personnel, a… Read More

Military-Connected Students Go to the University of Chicago

Obviously, every university wants only the most brilliant and gifted students to join its community. That is why the application process consists of many stages and includes some time-consuming and difficult assignments. The University of Chicago is not an exception. With an acceptance rate of 7.2%, it seems challenging to enrol there. All the applicants… Read More

5 Tips for Veterans to Succeed in College

For a stouthearted veteran whose epic military experiences can serve as inspiration for a big-budget blockbuster, entering the serene environment of academic life can be even more disturbing than blazing away in the eye of ensuing havoc. Indeed, the college habitat, where students focus on the run-of-the-mill monologue of a stuck-up professor or spend their… Read More