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In this paper, we use longitudinal individual-level administrative data from 1999 to 2008 and find that an additional month in deployment increases the divorce hazard of military families, with females being more affected.
This study reveals that it is challenging to compare the experience of different armed forces due to their unique context and in particular the variety in their ethnic minority integration policies.
Since military operations began in Afghanistan and Iraq, lengthy deployments have led to concerns about the vulnerability of military marriages.
Caregivers affiliated with the National Guard and those with more months of deployment report significantly poorer emotional well-being, and more household and relationship hassles.
Studies the effect of parental deployment on the well-being of children, and whether and how parental deployments affect the behavioral, social, and emotional outcomes of youth in the school setting.
The authors reviewed 29 studies that provide prevalence estimates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among service members previously deployed to Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and their non-U.S. military counterparts. Combat exposure is the only correlate consistently associated with PTSD.
Children in military families may suffer from more emotional and behavioral difficulties when compared to other American youths, with older children and girls struggling the most when a parent is deployed overseas.
This article summarizes results from a child care survey of military families conducted by the RAND Corporation in 2004 and draws policy implications for the military child care system.
Examines the effect of multiyear special pay on attrition from the U.S. Air Force medical corps.
Investment in primary care development may have served as an essential substrate for many VA quality gains.
These findings suggest that efforts should be made to reduce disparities in access to pharmacotherapy among patients with bipolar disorder.
Assessed the association between facility-level organizational features and management of mental health services.
Determine the extent to which the Indian Health Service (IHS) identified enrollees who also use the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) as veterans.
Argues that the standard measure of military efforts-defense spending-inadequately captures the social and political impact of military preparedness.
Despite claims that the traditionally tolerant Muslim populations of Kenya and Tanzania are being radicalized, evidence suggests that Islamist radicals have in fact made little headway.
Since World War II, the federal government has provided funds to pay for the education of veterans through the GI bill.
The partnership between nongovernmental aid organizations and the military illustrates a novel approach to post-conflict settings; however, it comes with a set of unique institutional challenges that must be analyzed to ensure success.
Since 9/11, the FBI has undertaken an ambitious program to build the bureaus capacity to prevent future terrorist attacks on the American homeland.
Addressing the problems expressed by community providers is imperative for pharmacy benefits managers.
Staffing models in VA PC practices have, in fact, changed, with NPs having a greater presence.