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 623 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)
- Vander Weg MW, Sadler AG, Abrams TE, Richardson K, Torner JC, Syrop CH, Mengeling MA. Lifetime History of Sexual Assault and Emergency Department Service Use among Women Veterans. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2020 Jun 19.
- Hayes P, Yano EM. Resilience and Coping: Mental Health of Women Veterans: Briefing before the US House of Representatives Veteran Affairs Subcommittee on Health and Women Veterans Task Force Virtual Round Table; 2020 May 19; Washington, DC.
- MacDonald S, Judge-Golden C, Borrero S, Zhao X, Mor MK, Hausmann LRM. Experiences of Perceived Gender-based Discrimination Among Women Veterans: Data From the ECUUN Study. Medical care. 2020 May 1; 58(5):483-490.
- Moreau JL, Dyer KE, Hamilton AB, Golden RE, Combs AS, Carney DV, Frayne SM, Yano EM, Klap R, VA Women. Women Veterans' Perspectives on How to Make Veterans Affairs Healthcare Settings More Welcoming to Women. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2020 Apr 24.
- Quinn DA, Sileanu FE, Zhao X, Mor MK, Judge-Golden C, Callegari LS, Borrero S. History of unintended pregnancy and patterns of contraceptive use among racial and ethnic minority women veterans. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2020 Mar 3.
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(5 of more than 72 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)
- Majority of Women Veterans Feel Welcome at VA
Investigators in this study analyzed patient suggestions on how to make the VA healthcare system more welcoming to women. Findings showed that of the study participants, 85% felt welcome within the VA healthcare system. Overall, 490 distinct responses were provided to a question asking for suggestions to make VA more welcoming to women Veterans (260 comments and 230 suggestions). Comments included...
Date: July 1, 2020
- Both PTSD Symptoms and Moral Injury are Associated with Adverse Perinatal Outcomes among Women Veterans
This longitudinal study is the first to examine the impact of PTSD symptoms and moral injury on adverse perinatal outcomes among women who became pregnant in the first three years after separating from military service. Findings showed that after adjusting for age, racial/ethnic minority status, socioeconomic status, and lifetime trauma, both PTSD symptoms and moral injury were associated with adv...
Date: June 1, 2020
- One-third of Reproductive-Age Women Veterans Perceive Gender-based Discrimination in VA Healthcare System
This study examined the prevalence of perceived gender-based discrimination – and factors with which it is associated – among reproductive-aged women Veterans seeking VA healthcare. Findings showed that among 2,294 women Veterans, 34% perceived gender-based discrimination when receiving VA care. However, the mean perceived discrimination score was 8 on a 24-point scale, indicating a relatively low...
Date: May 1, 2020
- Positive IPV Screen Significantly Associated with Health Outcomes and Healthcare Use among Women Veterans Over 45
This study examined the proportion of women older than childbearing age who screen positive when routinely screened for past-year intimate partner violence (IPV) at VA clinics, as well as associations of a positive screen with health conditions and use of healthcare services. Findings showed that of the study cohort, 255 middle-aged (45-59 years; 9%) and 79 older (60 years and older, 5%) women scr...
Date: April 21, 2020
- Women Veterans Significantly More Likely than Male Veterans to Use Any Healthcare Up to One Year Post-Discharge
This study examined gender differences among a national sample of Veterans in the use of VA and non-VA health services during the first 15 months of the transition from military to civilian life. Findings showed that women Veterans were twice as likely as men to use any healthcare (VA or non-VA) immediately post-military and 84% more likely than men to do so a year later – but the use of VA care w...
Date: March 1, 2020
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( 5 of more than 56 WOMEN VETERANS focused projects
|| Strengthening Suicide Prevention Efforts for Women Veterans through the Veterans Crisis Line
|| Targeting Barriers to Pain Self-Management in Women Veterans: Refinement and Feasibility of a Novel Peer Support Intervention (Project CONNECT)
|| Optimizing Remote Access to Urinary Incontinence Treatment for Women Veterans
|| Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Veterans: Evaluating the Impact and Effectiveness of VHA's Response
|| Reproductive Life Planning for Women Veterans with Mental Illness
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Suicidal Self-Directed Violence among Women Veterans
|| Monteith, Lindsey
A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Evidence-Based Quality Improvement of Comprehensive Women’s Health Care Implementation in Low-Performing VA Facilities
|| Yano, Elizabeth
COVID-19: Emerging Considerations Regarding the Care for Women Veterans for Clinicians and Researchers
|| Johnson, Amanda
A Call to Action: Cardiovascular Care in Women Veterans
|| Han, Janet
How Can Peer Support Promote Cardiovascular Health Behaviors Among Women Veterans?
|| Oddone, Eugene
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