In whose interests? Former rebel parties and ex-combatant interest group mobilisation in Aceh and East Timor - Sindre GM.

An important factor shaping rebel-to-party transformations and post-conflict party governance pertains to how these groups relate to their former rank and file. While drawing on veterans of the war provides for stable source of support and organisational s...
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BACKGROUND: To gain a better understanding of nonfatal injuries in Alaska, underutilized data sources such as workers' compensation claims must be analyzed. The purpose of the current study was to utilize workers' compensation claims data to estimate the r...
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CONCLUSIONS: Bilateral iTBS appears to be welltolerated by Australian veterans. Within this repeated-measures case series, iTBS treatment shows promise in reducing both PTSD and mood symptoms, as well as improving cognitive difficulties associated with these disorders. Large-scale randomized controlled trials of this promising treatment are warranted. PMID: 32601710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
This study examined whether power and control-related cognitions explain the relationship between trauma (i.e. trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms) and IPV perpetration. D uring the intake assessment at a community-based IPV intervention program, male IPV perpetrators (N = 195) provided data on trauma exposure, post-traumatic stress symptoms, relationship problems, and IPV perpetration. A composite measure of power and control-related cognitions was created using existing intake items from several measures through theoretical and statistical considerations, inc luding factor analysis and intern...
Source: Journal of Family Violence - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeAcetabular fractures are accompanied by complications such as post-traumatic osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head. The aim of the study was to evaluate improvement of life quality and functional recovery after total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients with post-traumatic OA and AVN.MethodsWe retrospectively reviewed 23 patients with post-traumatic OA of the hip and AVN of the femoral head who undergone THA, out of 63 patients who were previously surgically treated for acetabular fractures. Final functional outcomes are defined according to the Merle d ╩╝Aubigné...
Source: International Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Although PTSD was associated with poorer overall outcomes, the presence of concurrent PTSD among Veterans in this trial did not affect the comparative effectiveness of medications on response, remission, or relapse after initial remission. TRIAL REGISTRATION: ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01421342. PMID: 32603560 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Dysregulated fear conditioned responses have been associated with PTSD in adults, with increased fear-potentiated startle (FPS) serving as a potential intermediate phenotype for PTSD risk. This phenotype has also been associated with stress-related ADCYAP1...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and is a significant public health problem. Suicide has also become a major concern among career American firefighters with rates for suicidal ideation and attempts in firefighters two to thre...
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BACKGROUND: Hospitals, police stations, and fire departments are highly demanding workplaces. Staff members are regularly exposed to various stressors including traumatic events. Correspondingly, several studies report high rates of mental health issues am...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Objectives The number of hospital admissions related to suicide attempts is increasing. Involuntary treatment of psychiatric disorders has always been controversial, and this issue can be particularly sensitive in case of suicide behaviour. The aim of th...
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OBJECTIVE: The present study examined whether post-assault internal processes (i.e., present control, event centrality, and compassionate and uncompassionate self-responding) were associated with distress and resilience among women who have experienced adu...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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