This genome-wide association study assesses genetic loci associated with the lifetime risk for posttraumatic stress disorder in 2 cohorts of US military personnel and veterans.
This cohort study evaluates military sexual trauma as an independent risk factor for homelessness among male and female veterans.
This Viewpoint discusses true evidence-based practice and using it to personalize treatment for military veterans and servicemembers with posttraumatic stress disorder.
This cohort study compares the association of child abuse exposure with suicidal ideation, suicide plans, and suicide attempts in the general Canadian population and 2 cohorts from the Canadian Armed Forces.
This survey of 3 cohorts of women veterans from the Vietnam era assesses whether lifetime and current prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder vary by location of service, with adjustment for demographics, military service, and wartime exposures.
This cohort study involving review of individual Army records and Department of Defense administrative data systems identifies unique risk profiles for suicide attempts by enlisted soldiers and officers in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS).
This retrospective cohort design uses administrative data to examine the association between deployment and suicide among all 3.9 million US military personnel who served during Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom, including suicides that occurred after separation.
This US Army study found a high concentration of risk of suicide and other adverse outcomes among soldiers after psychiatric hospitalization.
Blosnich and coauthors compare the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences among individuals with and without a history of military service.
Kessler and colleagues estimated the proportions of 30-day DSM-IV mental disorders among nondeployed US Army personnel with first onsets prior to enlistment and the extent which role impairments associated with 30-day disorders differed depending on whether the disorders had pre- vs post-enlistment onsets. Friedman provided a related editorial.
In a representative cross-sectional survey, Nock and coauthors estimate the lifetime prevalence and sociodemographic, Army career, and psychiatric predictors of suicidal behaviors among 5428 nondeployed US Army soldiers participating in the self-administered survey. See the editorial by Friedman.
Schoenbaum et al present data on prevalence, trends, and basic sociodemographic and Army experience correlates of suicides and accident deaths among active duty Regular Army soldiers between 2004 and 2009. They analyze predictors using Army and Department of Defense administrative data systems. See the Editorial by Friedman.
Bryan and Clemans determined whether suicide risk is more frequent and heightened among deployed military personnel with multiple lifetime traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) than among those with no TBIs or a single TBI.