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 598 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)
- Wolgemuth TE, Cuddeback M, Callegari LS, Rodriguez KL, Zhao X, Borrero S. Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Contraceptive Use Among Women Veterans Accessing the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2019 Sep 23.
- Hamilton AB, Wiltsey-Stirman S, Finley EP, Klap R, Mittman BS, Yano EM, Oishi S. Usual Care Among Providers Treating Women Veterans: Managing Complexity and Multimorbidity in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice. Administration and policy in mental health. 2019 Aug 29.
- Schweizer CA, Hoggatt KJ, Washington DL, Bean-Mayberry B, Yano EM, Mitchell MN, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Use of alcohol as a sleep aid, unhealthy drinking behaviors, and sleeping pill use among women veterans. Sleep health. 2019 Aug 12.
- Han JK, Ebrahimi R. A Call to Action: Cardiovascular Care in Women Veterans. Spotlight on Women's Health [Cyberseminar]. VA HSR&D. 2019 Jul 30.
- Wilson SM, Medenblik AM, Neal JM, Strauss JL, McNiel JM, Christian WE, Beckham JC, Calhoun PS. Lifetime Smoking Patterns and Preferences for Smoking Cessation Among Women Veterans Receiving Veterans Health Administration Care. Qualitative Health Research. 2019 Jul 16; 1049732319857536.
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(5 of more than 66 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)
- Significant Cost Savings for VA in Allowing for 12-Month Dispensing of Oral Contraceptive Pills
Like most US health plans, VA currently stipulates a 3-month maximum dispensing limit for all medications, including oral contraceptive pills (OCPs). This study sought to determine the expected financial and reproductive health implications for the VA healthcare system in implementing a 12-month dispensing option for oral contraceptive pills. Findings showed that adoption of a 12-month dispensing ...
Date: July 8, 2019
- Women Veterans’ Experience with Research on Intimate Partner Violence
Little is known about successful strategies for recruiting and retaining women who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) in research, and their experiences of research participation. This study used data on health, safety, empowerment, and engagement with IPV-related services among women VA patients with self-reported IPV in the 12 months prior to enrollment. Findings showed that direct...
Date: May 6, 2019
- 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
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( 5 of more than 53 WOMEN VETERANS focused projects
|| Reproductive Life Planning for Women Veterans with Mental Illness
|| Attrition of Women Veterans New to VHA in the Community Care Era
|| 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
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A Call to Action: Cardiovascular Care in Women Veterans
|| Han, Janet
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
|| Dichter, Melissa
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