The percentage of women Veterans is expected to increase from 7.7% in 2008 to 14.3% in 2033. Important issues being studied include redesigning primary care service delivery for women, as well as developing screening and treatment strategies for post-deployment health issues affecting women, such as military sexual trauma.
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(5 of more than 586 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)
- Bergman AA, Hamilton AB, Chrystal JG, Bean-Mayberry BA, Yano EM. Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Providing Care to Women Veterans with Histories of Sexual Trauma. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2019 Apr 23.
- Katon JG, Zephyrin L, Meoli A, Hulugalle A, Bosch J, Callegari L, Galvan IV, Gray KE, Haeger KO, Hoffmire C, Levis S, Ma EW, Mccabe JE, Nillni YI, Pineles SL, Reddy SM, Savitz DA, Shaw JG, Patton EW. Reproductive Health of Women Veterans: A Systematic Review of the Literature from 2008 to 2017. Seminars in reproductive medicine. 2019 Apr 19; 36(6):315-322.
- Callegari LS, Tartaglione EV, Magnusson SL, Nelson KM, Arteburn DE, Szarka J, Zephyrin L, Borrero S. Understanding Women Veterans' Family Planning Counseling Experiences and Preferences to Inform Patient-Centered Care. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2019 Apr 10.
- Maynard C, Nelson K, Fihn SD. Characteristics of younger women Veterans with service connected disabilities. Heliyon. 2019 Mar 1; 5(3):e01284.
- Yano EM. Women Veterans' Research and Interventions to Improve Care: Briefing before the Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA-26th); 2019 Mar 1; Thousand Oaks, CA.
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(5 of more than 64 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)
- Over-Prescribing of Medication for Insomnia, Particularly among Women Veterans
Zolpidem, a non-benzodiazepine sedative hypnotic, is extensively prescribed in the U.S. for short-term treatment of insomnia. FDA recommends cutting the dose for women in half because women metabolize the same dose of zolpidem more slowly than men; VA’s national Pharmacy Benefits Management service policy is in line with FDA guidelines. This study examined prescribing patterns among all VA patient...
Date: March 1, 2019
- Cardiovascular Care and Research for Women Veterans
This review presents important information on five areas of cardiovascular disease (CVD) care for women Veterans: 1) rapidly changing demographics; 2) prevalence of traditional risk factors; 3) prevalence of less traditional risk factors (i.e., homelessness, military sexual trauma, and mental health disorders); 4) treatment and outcomes of CVD; and 5) the current state and future directions of wom...
Date: February 19, 2019
- Women Veterans Who Report Stranger Harassment on VA Grounds More Likely to Delay or Miss Healthcare
This study examined the prevalence of self-reported harassment among women Veterans who use VA healthcare. Findings showed that one in four women Veterans reported inappropriate and/or unwanted comments or behavior by male Veterans on VA grounds. Eight percent said that this usually or always took place at VA. Negative interactions included sexual/derogatory comments and questions about the women’...
Date: January 24, 2019
- Women’s Health VA Stakeholders Discuss “Ideal” Care
As part of a multisite implementation trial of evidence-based quality improvement for tailoring PACT to women Veterans’ healthcare needs, investigators conducted semi-structured interviews with 86 local leaders. At the conclusion of interviews about women’s primary care, participants were asked to describe their conceptualizations of “ideal care” for women Veterans. Respondents commonly discussed ...
Date: January 1, 2019
- Women Veterans with Pain More Likely to Use Complementary and Integrative Therapies
This study sought to examine complementary and integrative health (CIH) therapy use by gender among Veterans with chronic musculoskeletal pain, and variations in gender differences by race/ethnicity and age. Findings showed that of Veterans with chronic musculoskeletal pain, more women than men used CIH therapies (36% vs. 26%). Black women, regardless of age, were least likely to use CIH therapies...
Date: September 1, 2018
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( 5 of more than 49 WOMEN VETERANS focused projects
|| Identifying Novel Opportunities for Suicide Prevention among Women Veterans using Reproductive Health Care Services
|| Addressing Gender-Based Harassment of Women Veterans at VA Facilities
|| Improving Health Care for Women Veterans: Addressing Menopause and Mental Health
|| Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Women Veterans
|| Recovering from Intimate Partner Violence Through Strengths and Empowerment (RISE): Tailoring and Evaluating a Patient-Centered Counseling Intervention for Women Veterans
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|| Oddone, Eugene
Women’s Enhanced Recruitment Process (WERP): Experience from CSP #591
|| Pomernacki, Alyssa
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|| Galovski, Tara
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|| Dichter, Melissa
Implementing Web-Based Interventions at VA: Case Studies in Diabetes Prevention and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Women Veterans
|| Brunner, Julian
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