Blog posts with the tag "Veteran"

Staff Perspective: Fighting Fibromyalgia with Military-Connected Patients

Dr. Tim Rogers

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). 

Research Update: 2 September 2021

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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.

By the Numbers: 17 May 2021

11.9%

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.

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