The Nature and Outcomes for Women of Stressors Associated with Military Life
Annual rept. 1 Nov 97-31 Oct 98
RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC
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The study of The Na turn and Outcomes for Women of Stressors Associated with Military Life will obtain data that will enable us to assess the distribution of stress exposure across women in the major occupational specialities and different deployment statuses that women hold in the Army and Reserve today. Principal study objectives are to a identify the most important stressors and their outcomes among women in the Army Reserve and active duty component b describe the relationship between stressors and risk factors, including mediating factors such as socio-demographics and buffering agents and, c make recommendations about prevention strategies that might be employed to reduce stressors and their impact. The proposed study will provide data never available before-data that Army decisionmakers and planners can use to develop mechanisms, such as prevention and intervention programs, to reduce stressors and their impact on Army women. This annual report discussed major activities for Year 2, including pre-testing, final survey development, survey administration, and data collection planning. In addition, it includes activities planned for Year 3.
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