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 575 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)
- Clark CC, Long JA, Fine MJ. Reproductive health for women Veterans [CHERP Bulletin]. VeteransHealth@public.govdelivery.com]; 2018 Nov 29. Available from: https://www.cherp.research.va.gov/CHERP/features/Reproductive_health_for_women_Veterans.asp.
- Brignone E, Sorrentino AE, Roberts CB, Dichter ME. Suicidal ideation and behaviors among women veterans with recent exposure to intimate partner violence. General hospital psychiatry. 2018 Nov 1; 55:60-64.
- Katon JG, Ma EW, Sayre G, Zephyrin LC, Cordasco KM, Yano EM, Fortney JC. Women Veterans' Experiences with Department of Veterans Affairs Maternity Care: Current Successes and Targets for Improvement. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2018 Nov 1; 28(6):546-552.
- Wolgemuth T, Judge-Golden C, Callegari L, Zhao X, Mor M, Borrero S. Associations between Pregnancy Intention, Attitudes, and Contraceptive Use among Women Veterans in the ECUUN Study. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2018 Nov 1; 28(6):480-487.
- Yano EM. VA's Research Efforts on Women Veterans. Panelist Briefing at Capitol Hill Lunch and Learn Event on Women Veterans. In Response to "Women Veterans: The Journey Ahead," a Report from Disabled American Veterans (DAV): Briefing before the members and staffers of the US Congress; 2018 Sep 12; Capitol Hill Visitor Center, Washington DC.
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(5 of more than 60 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)
- 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
- LGBT Women Veterans Report Missing Needed Health Care Due to Concerns about Interacting with Other Veterans
This study sought to examine LGBT women Veterans’ experiences within the VA healthcare system, and whether their experiences impact use of VA care. Findings showed that the majority of women Veterans reported feeling welcome at their VA. However, fewer LGBT women reported feeling welcome and safe at VA compared with non-LGBT women Veterans. After controlling for demographics, health status, and p...
Date: July 1, 2018
- Evaluating Care Coordination Program for Pregnant Veterans
The VA Maternity Care Coordinator Telephone Care Program (MCC-TCP) was created to support MCCs and includes outlines to guide up to eight calls with Veterans on topics such as VA maternity care benefits, chronic health problems, substance use cessation, and depression and suicide screening. Investigators evaluated the program and assessed its feasibility, as well as facilitators and barriers to it...
Date: May 23, 2018
- Most Women Veterans Report Timely Access to Mental Healthcare, Leading to High Satisfaction with VA Care
This study evaluated access to mental healthcare by assessing women Veterans’ perceptions of the timeliness and quality of care. Findings showed that of the 419 women Veterans in this study cohort, 59% reported "always" getting an appointment for mental healthcare as soon as needed, and another 22% reported “usually” getting an appointment as soon as needed. Two problems were negatively associated...
Date: April 5, 2018
- Women Veterans Who Experienced Past-Year Intimate Partner Violence Significantly More Susceptible to Housing Instability
This study used VA clinical screening data to assess the relationship between recent experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) and housing instability among women Veterans. Findings showed that female Veteran patients who screened positive for past-year IPV had up to four times the odds of experiencing housing instability. Women Veterans who screened positive for past-year IPV were significant...
Date: April 1, 2018
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( 5 of more than 38 WOMEN VETERANS focused projects
|| 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
|| Improving Trauma Sensitive Primary Care for Women Veterans with Histories of Sexual Trauma
|| Patterns and Experiences of VA Maternity Care Coordination for Women Veterans
|| Examining VACAA Implementation and Care Coordination for Women Veterans
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How Can Peer Support Promote Cardiovascular Health Behaviors Among Women Veterans?
|| Oddone, Eugene
Women’s Enhanced Recruitment Process (WERP): Experience from CSP #591
|| Pomernacki, Alyssa
Head Injury and PTSD in Veteran and Civilian Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Screening and Intervention
|| Galovski, Tara
Engaging Women Veterans in Research
|| Hamilton, Alison
Implementing Web-Based Interventions at VA: Case Studies in Diabetes Prevention and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Women Veterans
|| Brunner, Julian
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