Accession Number:

ADA532928

Title:

The Millennium Cohort: A 21-Year Contribution to the Understanding of Military and Veterans' Health

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CENTER FOR DEPLOYMENT HEALTHE RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-12-10

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

CONCLUSIONS Combat exposures, rather than deployment itself, significantly affect onset of mental health symptoms, problem alcohol drinking, and cigarette smoking post-deployment Significant amount of newly reported smoking and problem drinking associated with newly reported mental health symptoms post-combat deployment Specific populations including those with poor mental andor physical health, and prior stressful life events could be targeted for PTSD prevention programs.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE