Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain condition characterized by diffuse and persistent non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain. It is estimated that the prevalence of FM in the general population ranges from 2-4%, with it being more frequently diagnosed in women compared to men (Galvez-Sánchez & Reyes del Paso, 2020).
Blog posts with the tag "Veteran"
All of us have seen the dramatic images of the recent Taliban capture of Kabul. While the mission to defeat ISIS in Iraq will continue, many Americans are eagerly seeking explanation of the rapid-moving complex events surrounding the end of the war in Afghanistan.
Between $2.2 and $2.5 trillion
The "total costs of caring for veterans of the post-9/11 wars" between 2001 and 2050, according to a recent report from the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University -- The Long-Term Costs of United States Care for Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars.
The weekly Research Update contains the latest news, journal articles, useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
● Better off with you: Exploring congruity between caregivers’ and Veterans’ experience of efforts to cope with suicide.
● An examination of department of defense environmental factors that contribute to reporting sexual harassment.
● Military identity and planning for the transition out of the military.
● Shorter and longer-term risk for non-fatal suicide attempts among male U.S. military veterans after discharge from psychiatric hospitalization.
The estimated percentage of veterans who used cannabis during the past six months, according to a study recently published online ahead of print in the journal Addictive Behaviors -- Prevalence of cannabis use, disorder, and medical card possession in U.S. military veterans: Results from the 2019-2020 National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study.