AAHD has joined the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) in supporting Department of Labor (DOL) promotion of employment for Vietnam era veterans. The December 3 letter is here: PDF.
AAHD has joined the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) efforts supporting proposed legislation to promote community independence for veterans with disabilities. The October 31 letter is here: PDF.
Minnesota – CMS-State MOU for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid September 12 CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Memorandum of Understanding. Learn more here. Rhode Island – Small Practice “Patient-Centered” Health Homes Are Effective JAMA Internal Medicine article shared September 10 by the Commonwealth Fund. Learn more here. The Promise of Integrated… Read More »»
Hoerster KD, Lehavot K, Simpson T, McFall M, Reiber G, Nelson KM. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Nov;43(5):483-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2012.07.029. SOURCE: Research and Development Service, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Seattle, Washington, USA. Katherine.Hoerster@va.gov BACKGROUND: Little is known about health and health behavior differences among military service veterans, active duty service members, National… Read More »»
Monin JK, Levy BR, Pietrzak RH. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Mar 26. pii: S1064-7481(12)00096-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.11.023. [Epub ahead of print] SOURCE: Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Electronic address: email@example.com. OBJECTIVE: We examined whether older caregiving veterans differ from noncaregiving veterans in terms… Read More »»
Forman-Hoffman VL, Mengeling M, Booth BM, Torner J, Sadler AG. Mil Med. 2012 Oct;177(10):1161-8. SOURCE: RTI, International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA. We examine lifetime eating disorders (EDOs) and associations with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sexual trauma during various stages of the life course (childhood, during military service, and lifetime)… Read More »»
Posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans and military personnel: epidemiology, screening, and case recognition
Gates MA, Holowka DW, Vasterling JJ, Keane TM, Marx BP, Rosen RC. Psychol Serv. 2012 Nov;9(4):361-82. doi: 10.1037/a0027649. Epub 2012 Mar 5. SOURCE: New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that affects 7-8% of the general U.S. population at some point during their lifetime;… Read More »»
Unmet need for treatment of substance use disorders and serious psychological distress among veterans: a nationwide analysis using the NSDUH
Golub A, Vazan P, Bennett AS, Liberty HJ. Mil Med. 2013 Jan;178(1):107-14. SOURCE: National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. Many veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq experience serious mental health (MH) concerns including substance use disorders (SUD), post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, depression, or… Read More »»
Promoting reintegration of National Guard veterans and their partners using a self-directed program of integrative therapies: a pilot study
Collinge W, Kahn J, Soltysik R. Mil Med. 2012 Dec;177(12):1477-85. SOURCE: Collinge and Associates, 3986 N Shasta Loop, Eugene, OR 97405, USA. This article reports pilot data from phase I of a project to develop and evaluate a self-directed program of integrative therapies for National Guard personnel and significant relationship partners to support reintegration and… Read More »»
Offen N, Smith EA, Malone RE. Am J Public Health. 2013 Apr;103(4):604-12. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301022. Epub 2013 Feb 14. SOURCE: Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA. email@example.com Military personnel and veterans are disadvantaged by inadequate tobacco control policies. We conducted a case study of a… Read More »»