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Marine Resiliency Study II

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Technical Report,16 Sep 2011,31 Mar 2016

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Veterans Medical Research Foundation San Diego United States

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Marine Resiliency Study II MRS II is a collaborative project with an overarching objective to develop a platform to provide an early analysis of predictors of mental health outcomes ,such as Post Traumatic Stress in Marines, in coordination with the Army Study of Risk and Resilience Army STARRS program, by evaluating the physical, family , social , cognitive and mental health status of ground combat Marines deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan . The three components of MRS II will provide for 1 Extended evaluation and additional follow- up assessments of remaining active duty Marines in battalions previously assessed by Marine Resiliency Study I MRS I . 2 A MRS II specific assessment of Marines in battalions slated for deployment to enable the use of novel , stand-alone pre- and post- deployment measures independent of other ongoing projects, but can be designed t o coordinate with measures used in the ARMY STARRS . 3 PilotDemonstration projects based on the data from the original and MRS II study for a series of small studies to investigate the feasibility of targeted prevention or intervention protocols , or the use of new technologies to identify biomarkers.

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  • Psychology
  • Military Forces and Organizations

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