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Accession Number ADA570976
Title Combat, Sexual Assault, and Post-Traumatic Stress in OIF/OEF MilitaryWomen.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 25p
Personal Author A. G. Sadler
Abstract This research addresses DoD and DV A health care delivery needs of two priority populations: women exposed to combat, and women sexually assaulted during military. There is a limited understanding of the complex relationship between these traumatic exposures and women's health outcomes, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and with their subsequent health service use or barriers to care. Objective(s): The objectives of this study focus on identification of the antecedent risks for and consequent health outcomes of traumatic exposures (assault, combat) and barriers to DoD, VA and civilian health care for Regular Military (RM) servicewomen. We also seek to identify differences in these outcomes between RM and Reserve and National Guard (RING) servicewomen interviewed in our concurrent VA study.
Keywords Afghanistan conflict
Barriers
Brain
Care disparity
Deployment
Health
Iraqi war
Medical services
National guard
Post traumatic stress disorder
Sex
Stress(Physiology)
Trauma
Traumatic brain injuries
Warfare
Women
Wounds and injuries

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92B - Psychology
57T - Psychiatry
57E - Clinical Medicine
74D - Chemical, Biological, & Radiological Warfare
Corporate Author Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, IA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Revised annual rept. 1 Jul 2011-30 Jun 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1315
Contract Number W81XWH-08-2-0080

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