Psychology & Psychiatry

Vets' alcohol problems linked to stress on the home front (w/ Video)

Regardless of traumatic events experienced during deployment, returning National Guard soldiers were more likely to develop a drinking problem if faced with civilian life setbacks, including job loss, legal problems, divorce, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Geographic moves take a toll on kids' mental health

Children in military families who relocate have an increased odds of suffering mental health problems, finds a large new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens from military families suffer from deployments

It is widely known that deployment is stressful for military families, including their children. A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that teens from military families are more likely to feel sad or hopeless, ...

Medications

Elite US Army units stop taking anti-malarial drug

The top doctor for elite U.S. Army commandos has told troops to immediately stop taking mefloquine, an anti-malaria drug found to cause permanent brain damage in rare cases.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Change, conflict act as milestones of life memorie

(Medical Xpress)—What will your kids remember about the life stories you tell them? New University of Alberta research shows that they're likely to be able to recall transitional moments you share with them, be it promotions ...

Health

Study reveals health impacts on Defence families

(Medical Xpress)—Partners of Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel deployed multiple times were as physically and mentally well as those who had fewer deployments, a University of Queensland study shows.

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