Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Contexts precipitating help-seeking among partners of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: A qualitative exploration.

Research has shown that the increased demands associated with the aftereffects of traumatic deployment experiences can have adverse effects on the mental health, well-being, and functioning of partners of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PT…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Challenges in the homecoming of released prisoners of war: Israeli defense force preparations—A case study of freed prisoners of war from the Yom Kippur War and Second Lebanon War.

The reception of released prisoners of war (POWs) is a complex challenge. The system’s handling of their homecoming and processing has tremendous implications for former captives. Preparing and assisting the POW’s family for their loved one’s return is…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia delivered to veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder receiving residential treatment is associated with improvements in sleep independent of changes in posttraumatic stress disorder.

This chart review examined the effects of a six-session cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) group in a sample of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) receiving residential PTSD treatment. Earliest-session scores on self-report sleep variables were compared to final-session scores among the 47 veterans who received at least five group sessions. Separate analyses were performed for the 39 veterans for whom the PTSD Checklist (PCL-M) scores before and after CBT-I were available, with change in the PCL-M score (10-point decrease or not) as a factor. Repeated-measures analyses of variance indicated significant improvements in the time awake after sleep onset, F(1, 46) = 4.17, p

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Reliability, concurrent validity, and cutoff score of PTSD Checklist (PCL-5) for the<em> Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition</em> among Malaysian adolescents.

Several changes have been made to the diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The present study attempts to establish the validity and reliability o…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Problem-focused coping mediates the effect of subclinical trauma symptoms in returning service members on psychological distress in their civilian partners.

Service members’ subclinical trauma symptoms predict psychological adjustment difficulties in their civilian partners. Few studies, however, have explored processes that underlie this effect. Whether the relationship between service members’ subclinica…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Moral injury and PTSD as mediators of the associations between morally injurious experiences and mental health and substance use.

The present study examined the degree to which morally injurious experiences (MIEs; i.e., atrocities of war, psychological consequences of war, and leadership failure/betrayal) and moral injury (i.e., guilt, shame, difficulties with forgiveness, and wi…

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