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Health Issues


Books

Neuropsychiatry in World War II, Volume I, prepared and published under the direction of Leonard D. Heaton and Robert S. Anderson, editor in chief. Washington, DC, Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1966-1973. vols.
Volume 1, Part 3, Chapter 15, pages 417-474. "A historical survey of the psychiatric problems incident upon the service of women volunteers in nonprofessional occupations who were recruited for the Army in World War II. Occasional reference is made to the relationship of female volunteers to males in the Army. Emphasis in this chapter, however, is upon the administrative policies and professional medical problems of these female volunteers and upon the emotional impact of a new and unusual environment of war upon women military personnel."
Book call no.: 940.54 U581md, vol. 1


Documents

Garland, Frank C. Women Aboard Navy Ships: A Comprehensive Health and Readiness Research Project. Fort Detrick, MD, U. S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, 1996. 2 v. (various pagings).
Doc. call no.: M-U 42968-3

McCall, Candace Lee. Health Care Needs of Air Force Women with Children versus Women without Children Who Were Deployed During Operation Desert Shield/Storm. Houston, TX, University of Texas, 1996. 64 leaves. (Thesis (Master of Public Health). University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43567-862

Naval Health Research Center (U. S.). Hospitalization Rates for Military Women: Feasibility and Design of a Tri-Service Relational Database Architecture Allowing Service-Specific and Tri-Service Reporting. Frank C. Garland. San Diego, CA, Aug 1995. v. (various pagings)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42968-2 28 Aug 95

Optimizing the Performance of Women in the Armed Forces of NATO. Defense Research Group, Panel 8 on the Defence Application of Human and Bio-Medical Sciences. [Brussels, Belgium], North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1997. 1 vol. (various pagings). (Technical proceedings)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41723-88 no.13

Research Triangle Institute. 1995 Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors Among Military Personnel. Research Triangle Park, NC, 1995. 1 vol. (various pagings).
Chapter 9: Health Issues Among Women in the Military. Includes stress, pregnancy, and perceived quality of OB-GYN care.
Book call no.: M-U 42542-5d

U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. Sustaining Female Soldiers' Health and Performance During Deployment: Guidance for Small Unit Leaders. [Natick, MA: The Institute], Distributed by the U. S. Army Center for Health Promotion & Preventive Medicine, 1996. 21 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41783-14


Periodicals

Hughey, Michael J. Changes in Women's Health Care Aboard One Ship. Military Medicine 162:671-674 Oct '97.
To assess the impact of changes on women's health care needs in an operational setting, a study of one ship was undertaken in 1990 and again in 1995.

King, Daniel W. and others. Alternative Representations of War Zone Stressors: Relationships to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Male and Female Vietnam Veterans. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 104:184-196 Feb '95.

King, Daniel W., King, Lynda A. and Foy, David W. Prewar Factors in Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Structural Equation Modeling with a National Sample of Female and Male Vietnam Veterans. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology 64:520-531 Jun '96.

Maze, Rick. Services Grapple with Women's Health Issues. Air Force Times 54:9 May 16 '94.

Murphy, Frances, Browne, Doris and Mather, Susan. Women in the Persian Gulf War: Health Care Implications for Active Duty Troops and Veterans. Military Medicine 162:656-660 Oct '97.

Nelson, Soraya. Women's Care Improves. Army Times 54:26 Mar 21 '94.
VA hospitals are treating women veterans better, but more needs to be done.

Nelson, Soraya S. Women in Navy Seek More Care than Men. Air Force Times 55:23 Nov 28 '94.

Nice, D. Stephen and Hilton, Susan. Sex Differences and Occupational Influences on Health Care Utilization Aboard U. S. Navy Ships. Military Psychology, no. 2, 6:109-123 '94.

Norwood, Ann E., Ursano, Robert J. and Gabbay, Frances H. Health Effects of the Stressors of Extreme Environments on Military Women. Military Medicine 162:643-648 Oct '97.

Pierce, Penny F. Physical and Emotional Health of Gulf War Veteran Women. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 68:317-321 Apr '97.

Schwerin, Michael J. Shipboard Women's Health Care: Provider Perceptions. Military Medicine 162:666-670 Oct '97.

Willis, Grant. The Pressure to Stay Fit: Women Find Efforts are Not Supported by Proper Facilities. Navy Times 43:13 Nov 1 '93.

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