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 511 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)
- Brunner J, Schweizer CA, Canelo IA, Leung LB, Strauss JL, Yano EM. Timely access to mental health care among women veterans. Psychological Services. 2018 Apr 5.
- Hoggatt KJ, Simpson T, Schweizer CA, Drexler K, Yano EM. Identifying women veterans with unhealthy alcohol use using gender-tailored screening. The American journal on addictions. 2018 Mar 1; 27(2):97-100.
- Narain K, Bean-Mayberry B, Washington DL, Canelo IA, Darling JE, Yano EM. Access to Care and Health Outcomes Among Women Veterans Using Veteran's Administration Health Care: Association With Food Insufficiency. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 2018 Feb 20.
- Montgomery AE, Sorrentino AE, Cusack MC, Bellamy SL, Medvedeva E, Roberts CB, Dichter ME. Recent Intimate Partner Violence and Housing Instability Among Women Veterans. American journal of preventive medicine. 2018 Feb 9; 54(4):584-590.
- Bean-Mayberry BA, Damschroder L, Goldstein K, Haskell S, Maher N, Moin T, Lutes L. Research Update on Cardiovascular Health in Women Veterans: Identifying and Managing Risk Factors. Spotlight on Women's Health [Cyberseminar]. HSR&D. 2018 Jan 10.
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(5 of more than 54 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)
- Women Veterans Screening Positive for Intimate Partner Violence More Likely to Receive Mental Illness Diagnosis
This cross-sectional study is the first large-scale investigation into the associations between intimate partner violence (IPV) and mental health using IPV clinical screening and mental health diagnosis data from VA medical records. Findings showed that female VA patients who screened positive for past-year IPV were more than twice as likely to have a mental health diagnosis – or more than two men...
Date: December 1, 2017
- HCV-Related Complications Increasing among Women Veterans
This study examined gender-related differences in the incidence and prevalence of cirrhosis, decompensated cirrhosis, and hepatocellular cancer (HCC) between 2000 and 2013. Findings showed that the incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) complications was higher in men than in women. However, the rate of increase in the incidence rates of cirrhosis and decompensated cirrhosis among HCV...
Date: November 1, 2017
- Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use among Women Veterans
This study sought to determine rates of contraceptive use, unmet need for prescription contraception, and unintended pregnancy in a national sample of reproductive-aged women Veterans who receive VA healthcare. Findings showed that while rates of contraceptive use, unmet contraceptive need, and unintended pregnancy among women Veterans served by VA are similar to those in the U.S. population, thes...
Date: August 1, 2017
- Current Diagnosis of PTSD is Risk Factor for Pregnant Women
This analysis evaluated the associations between PTSD and antepartum complications to explore how PTSD’s pathophysiology impacts pregnancy in a large cohort of women Veterans. Findings showed that a current diagnosis of PTSD increases the risk of hypertensive/ischemic placental complications of pregnancy, specifically preeclampsia, and is a risk factor for gestational diabetes. PTSD also was assoc...
Date: May 1, 2017
- VA’s Patient Aligned Care Teams’ Challenges in Providing Care for Women Veterans
In this study, investigators conducted interviews with primary care providers and staff in eight VA medical centers to assess provider and staff experiences with PACT, implementation of core medical home features, and facilitators and barriers encountered in providing PACT care to women Veteran patients. Findings showed that providers and staff have generally positive attitudes toward PACT. Howeve...
Date: March 1, 2017
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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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The most recent "Women Veterans" seminars are displayed.
Improving Trauma-Sensitive Primary Care for Women Veterans with Histories of Sexual Trauma: Findings from an HSR&D Pilot Project
|| Bergman, Alicia
Chronic Pain Management in Women Veterans
|| Driscoll, Mary
Examining Women Veterans' Experiences and Perceptions of the Veterans Choice Program
|| Mattocks, Kristin
Research Update on Cardiovascular Health in Women Veterans: Identifying and Managing Risk Factors
|| Maher, Nancy
Contraceptive care in the VA Healthcare System: New Insights from a National Survey
|| Callegari, Lisa
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- Visit VA's Office of Research & Development's Women's Health Research Program Page.
- Visit VA's Center for Women Veterans website.
- Watch the Women's Health video series in which HSR&D investigators discuss various aspects of their research into improving care for women Veterans.