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Women's Health Outreach Guide: Military and Women

The Women’s Health LibGuide aims to provide information resources that offer support and a collaborative forum to learn more about women’s health issues from expert sources.

Department of Veterans Affairs

Center for Women Veterans

http://www.va.gov/womenvet/

Find information on heath topics, benefits, outreach, and other resources specifically for women veterans from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury

National Center for PTSD -  Dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD; working to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.

Traumatic Brain Injury Research (TBI) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

DACOWITS Reports

Reports from the 

Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services

http://dacowits.defense.gov/About.aspx

2012 Report - Health, sexual harrassment and sexual assault, reproductive health care coverage, retention, combat integration, physical requirments

2011 Report - Sexual assault, assignmemts, physical requirments

2010 Report - Wellness Research and Resources

2009 Report - Women in combat and support for families of Wounded Warriors

2008 Report - Success Strategies for Female Service Members

2007 Report - Adequacy of health care for women serving in support of Operation Iraqi and/or Operation Enduring Freedom

2006 Report - Representation and advancement of female doctors in the Armed Services

2005 Report - Work-life balance and family well-being

2004 Report - Sexual assault

2003 Report - Women’s health care issues

 

Recent UMMS publications

Recent publications from Kristin M. Mattocks, PhD, MPH. Focus on women veterans' reproductive health care services, with a particular focus on pregnancy, maternity care coordination, and infertility issues.

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Women's Health Literature Search Database

Women’s Health Literature Search Database

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service has recently completed a synthesis of the research literature on the health and health care of women in the military and women Veterans. 

This search tool isnow available and intended to be a resource for the VA Women's Health community including: clinicians, managers, policy makers, researchers, and Veterans.

Special Edition of Women's Health Issues

Women's Health Issues

Volume 21, Issue 4 , Supplement, S63-S218

July–August 2011

Health and Health Care of Women Veterans and Women in the Military: Research Informing Evidence-based Practice and Policy