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Women's Health

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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Citations

(5 of more than 626 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)


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Publication Briefs

(5 of more than 73 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)

  • Gender Differences in Thought Processes among Veterans who Attempted Suicide
    This study sought to better understand gender differences in the development of suicidal behaviors among U.S. Veterans to inform future research and gender-tailored prevention efforts. Findings revealed two gendered narratives of suicide attempts that incorporated the primary themes of self-concept, social power, relationships, coping, and stress. When discussing reasons for their suicide attempts...
    Date: September 1, 2020
  • 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

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Studies

( 5 of more than 58 WOMEN VETERANS focused projects )

Project No.  Title  PI  Funding Start   
IIR 19-387 MyPath: A Patient-Centered Web-Based Intervention to Improve Reproductive Planning for Women Veterans Callegari , Lisa 2020-10-01
IIR 18-287 Strengthening Suicide Prevention Efforts for Women Veterans through the Veterans Crisis Line Dichter, Melissa 2020-07-01
CDA 18-005 Targeting Barriers to Pain Self-Management in Women Veterans: Refinement and Feasibility of a Novel Peer Support Intervention (Project CONNECT) Driscoll, Mary 2020-05-01
IIR 19-154 Understanding Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Uterine Fibroid Outcomes among Women Veterans: A mixed-methods study Katon, Jodie 2020-02-01
IIR 18-266 Optimizing Remote Access to Urinary Incontinence Treatment for Women Veterans Markland, Alayne 2020-01-01

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HSR&D Briefs, Reports, Newsletters

5 sample "Women Veterans" publications displayed.

  • VA Healthcare for Women Veterans || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...skip to page content Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now An official website...Call MyVA311: 844-698-2311 TTY: 711 Veterans Benefits and Health Care About VA

  • Evaluating Outsourced Care for Women Veterans || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...skip to page content Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now An official website...Call MyVA311: 844-698-2311 TTY: 711 Veterans Benefits and Health Care About VA

  • Women Veterans Healthcare CREATE || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...skip to page content Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now An official website...Call MyVA311: 844-698-2311 TTY: 711 Veterans Benefits and Health Care About VA

  • VA Healthcare for Women Veterans || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...skip to page content Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now An official website...Call MyVA311: 844-698-2311 TTY: 711 Veterans Benefits and Health Care About VA

  • Management Briefs eBrief-no69 -- JGIM Supplement Highlights Women Veterans

    ...-- JGIM Supplement Highlights Women Veterans...skip to page content Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now An official website...Call MyVA311: 844-698-2311 TTY: 711 Veterans Benefits and Health Care About VA

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Cyberseminars

The most recent "Women Veterans" seminars are displayed.

Date Title Presenter(s)
9/21/2020 Provider Gender Sensitivity Vogt, Dawne  
Goldstein, Karen  
Than, Claire  
9/9/2020 Sourcebook Volume 4: Women Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration Frayne, Susan  
Hayes, Patricia  
Haskell, Sally  
Saechao, Fay  
9/3/2020 Building the National Consortium of the VA Women’s Health Research Network: Opportunities Moving Forward Yano, Elizabeth  
7/13/2020 Suicidal Self-Directed Violence among Women Veterans Monteith, Lindsey  
Holliday, Ryan  
5/19/2020 A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Evidence-Based Quality Improvement of Comprehensive Women’s Health Care Implementation in Low-Performing VA Facilities Yano, Elizabeth  
Hamilton, Alison  

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