Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with better cardiometabolic health and lower PTSD severity in post-9/11 veterans - Whitworth JW, Hayes SM, Andrews RJ, Fonda JR, Beck BM, Hanlon LB, Fortier CB, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE.

INTRODUCTION: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and physical inactivity. Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), which is modifiable by physical activity, is a strong independent pr...
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BACKGROUND: Among veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been shown to be associated with the use and misuse of prescription opioids. Less is known about PTSD among the general population and PTSD resulting from non-combat related trauma. We s...
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PURPOSE: To describe vicarious posttraumatic growth in U.S. military nurses who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. DESIGN: A cross-sectional descriptive design was used. METHODS: Respondents were asked to complete the Posttraumatic Gr...
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This study is an examination of the effect of intrauterine exposure to electoral violence on child birth weight, an outcome that has long-term effects on an individual's education, income, and health in later life. We consider the electoral violence that r...
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Sexual victimization, including sexual harassment and assault, remains a persistent problem in the U.S. military. Service members identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) may face enhanced risk, but existing research is limited. We exam...
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In this qualitative study, we explored the role that social activism and #MeToo and other large scale antiviolence activist movements may play in sexual assault survivors' healing process and how they navigate and make sense of their sexual assault experie...
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Previous research has consistently found that traumas of an interpersonal nature are associated with elevated levels of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). In the current study, we examined whether feelings of injustice related to sustained physical trau...
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We report on a novel 2-week intensive outpatient treatment program (IOP) for 24 widows bereaved by the suicide death of their veteran spouse. We targeted symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complicated grief (CG) concurrently in three sepa...
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BACKGROUND: We aimed to describe primary care management at the time of a suicide attempt (SA) and after the SA. METHODS: An observational (cross-sectional) study was conducted among 166 sentinel GPs within France (a non-gatekeeping country) betwee...
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In Reply We wish to thank Desapriya and Peng for their interest in our study titled “Patterns of Pediatric Firearm-Related Ocular Trauma in the United States.”1 They point out that we did not focus on nonpowder firearm–associated injuries and rep...
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There have been very few theoretical models published to understand the relationship between workplace bullying and different outcome variables. Applying the Job Demands Control (JDC) model, this study analyzed workplace bullying alongside 'traditional' jo...
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