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Pre-deployment stress, mental health, and help-seeking behaviors among Marines / Carrie M. Farmer, Christine Anne Vaughan, Jeffrey Garnett, Robin M. Weinick.

By: Farmer, Carrie M [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND Corporation, [2014]Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0833083821; 083308383X; 0833083856; 9780833083821; 9780833083838; 9780833083852.Subject(s): United States. Marine Corps -- Mental health services | United States. Marine Corps -- Personnel management | United States. Marine Corps | Afghan War (2001- ) | Iraq War (2003-2011) | 2003-2011 | Afghan War, 2001- -- Psychological aspects | Deployment (Strategy) -- Psychological aspects | Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Psychological aspects | Marines -- Mental health services -- United States | Marines -- United States -- Psychology | Post-traumatic stress disorder -- United States | Psychology, Military | Soldiers -- Mental health -- United States | Afghan Campaign 2001- | Alcohol-Related Disorders | Anxiety Disorders | Behavioral Disciplines and Activities | Depressive Disorder | Diseases | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Health Care | Health Services | History, 21st Century | History, Modern 1601- | History | Humanities | Mental Disorders | Mental Health Services | Military Personnel | Mood Disorders | Named Groups | Occupational Groups | Persons | Psychiatry and Psychology | Stress Disorders, Traumatic | Substance-Related Disorders | Armed Forces -- Personnel management | Law, Politics & Government | Military & Naval Science | Military Science - General | Post-traumatic stress disorder | Psychological aspects | Psychology, Military | Soldiers -- Mental health | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Marine & Naval | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | Iraq | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pre-deployment stress, mental health, and help-seeking behaviors among Marines.DDC classification: 359.9/61019 Online resources: Digital version
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; Purpose and Organization of This Report; Chapter Two: Background; The Prevalence of Mental Health Problems and Alcohol Misuse in Military Populations; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Depression; Deployment-Related Factors That May Affect Mental Health; Rank; Deployment-Related Experiences; Gaps in Existing Knowledge; Chapter Three: Methods; Sampling; Procedures; Measures; Sociodemographic and Service History Characteristics.
Attitudes Toward Stress Response and Recovery ScalePerceived Support Scale; Comparison to Other Populations; Chapter Five: Conclusions and Recommendations; Marines Have Significant Pre-Deployment Mental Health Burdens; Junior Enlisted Marines May Be More At-Risk Than Others; Marines Have Generally Positive Attitudes Toward Stress and Use Available Help-Seeking Resources; Limitations of This Study; Concluding Observation; Appendixes; A. Description of the OSCAR Program and RAND 's Evaluation; B. Additional Methodological Detail; C. Additional Results Tables; References.
Lifetime History of Potentially Traumatic EventsCurrent Stress; Lifetime History of PTSD Symptom Severity; Depression; High-Risk Alcohol Use; Use of Social Resources for Stress and Potential Mental Health Problems; Attitudes Toward Stress Response and Recovery; Measure Properties; Statistical Analysis; Chapter Four: Results; Survey Participants; Estimated Prevalence of Mental Health and Stress-Related Problems; Lifetime Rates of Potentially Traumatic Events; Use of Help-Seeking Resources for Stress; Attitudes Toward Stress Response and Recovery.
Summary: As part of an evaluation of the Marine Corps Operational Stress Control and Readiness (OSCAR) program, this report describes the methods and findings of a large survey of marines who were preparing for a deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan in 2010 or 2011. The results are among the first to shed light on the pre-deployment mental health status of marines, as well as the social resources they draw on when coping with stress and their attitudes about seeking help for stress-related problems.
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"Marine Corps Operational Stress Control and Readiness (OSCAR) program."--Title page verso.

"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury."

Includes bibliographical references.

Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; Purpose and Organization of This Report; Chapter Two: Background; The Prevalence of Mental Health Problems and Alcohol Misuse in Military Populations; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Depression; Deployment-Related Factors That May Affect Mental Health; Rank; Deployment-Related Experiences; Gaps in Existing Knowledge; Chapter Three: Methods; Sampling; Procedures; Measures; Sociodemographic and Service History Characteristics.

Attitudes Toward Stress Response and Recovery ScalePerceived Support Scale; Comparison to Other Populations; Chapter Five: Conclusions and Recommendations; Marines Have Significant Pre-Deployment Mental Health Burdens; Junior Enlisted Marines May Be More At-Risk Than Others; Marines Have Generally Positive Attitudes Toward Stress and Use Available Help-Seeking Resources; Limitations of This Study; Concluding Observation; Appendixes; A. Description of the OSCAR Program and RAND 's Evaluation; B. Additional Methodological Detail; C. Additional Results Tables; References.

Lifetime History of Potentially Traumatic EventsCurrent Stress; Lifetime History of PTSD Symptom Severity; Depression; High-Risk Alcohol Use; Use of Social Resources for Stress and Potential Mental Health Problems; Attitudes Toward Stress Response and Recovery; Measure Properties; Statistical Analysis; Chapter Four: Results; Survey Participants; Estimated Prevalence of Mental Health and Stress-Related Problems; Lifetime Rates of Potentially Traumatic Events; Use of Help-Seeking Resources for Stress; Attitudes Toward Stress Response and Recovery.

As part of an evaluation of the Marine Corps Operational Stress Control and Readiness (OSCAR) program, this report describes the methods and findings of a large survey of marines who were preparing for a deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan in 2010 or 2011. The results are among the first to shed light on the pre-deployment mental health status of marines, as well as the social resources they draw on when coping with stress and their attitudes about seeking help for stress-related problems.

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