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2022

VA Research by the Numbers for Fiscal Year 2022

The Economic Burden of PTSD

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Call to the Vaterans Crisis Line: Gender Differences

The Economic Burden of PTSD

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Journal article:
"The Economic Burden of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the United States From a Societal Perspective," Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, April 25, 2022.

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VA research on PTSD

Call to the Vaterans Crisis Line: Gender Differences

Call to the Veterans Crisis Line: Gender Differences

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Journal article:
"Gender differences in veterans' use of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL): Findings from VCL call data", General Hospital Psychiatry, Jan. - Feb. 2022.

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VA research on suicide prevention
VA research on mental health
VA research on women's health

Mortality after emergency care: VA vs-non VA hospitals

Mortality after emergency care: VA vs non-VA hospitals

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Journal article:
"Mortality among Veterans Following Emergency Visits to Veterans Affairs and Other Hospitals: Cohort Study," British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition), Feb. 16, 2022.

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VA research on health care delivery

Surgery risks VA vs private sector

Surgery risks: VA vs. private sector

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"Comparing Veterans Affairs and Private Sector Perioperative Outcomes After Noncardiac Surgery," JAMA Surgery, Dec. 29, 2021.

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VA research on health care delivery

Bladder cancer outcomes: Race disparties fade in VA

Bladder cancer outcomes: Race disparities fade in VA

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Journal article:
"Association of Healthcare System and Survival in African American and Non-Hispanic White Patients with Bladder Cancer," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Dec. 16, 2021.

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VA research on cancer
VA research on health care delivery

Opioids and dentistry

Opioids and dentistry

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Journal article:
"Serious opioid-related adverse outcomes associated with opioids prescribed by dentists," Pain, Nov. 25, 2021.

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VA research on pain management

2021

Military sexual trauma and maternal depression
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Improving treatment for opioid use disorder
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Alcohol-involved overdose deaths in Veterans
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VA Research by the Numbers FY21
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Factors linked to greater odds of statin side effects
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Interpersonal violence and bladder pain in women
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Honing in on risk factors for suicide attempts
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Loneliness among older Veterans
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Ketogenic diet for diabetes
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Pandemic's mental health impact on Veterans
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Impact of team-based primary care on hospitalization rates
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Food Insecurity at HBCUs
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Benzo prescribing by dentists: U.S., England, Australia, comparison
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Homeless Veterans and community care
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Sleep disorders in Veterans at risk for cardiovascular disease
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Complementary and integrative health in VA
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Pandemic-relared mental health risk in frontline workers
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VA research by the numbers FY 2020
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2020

Does quitting smoking lead to weight gain?
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Cholesterol medication in older patients
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PTSD and Next Step Depression Treatment
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Insomnia in Post-9/11 Veterans
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VA Trial on Potential COVID-19 Treatment
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Intimate partner violence in middle aged and older women
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VA Research by the Numbers for FY 2019
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2019

Surgery Risks for Frail Patients
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VA's Research by the Numbers
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VA's National Precision Oncology Program
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Mindfulness meditation among Veterans

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Vets with TBIs have a higher risk for suicide

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Video Telehealth in Action

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Opioid overdose deaths: Rise due to non-prescrition sources

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Dentist' prescribing of opioids: US vs England

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Complementart and integrative health care: What do Veterans use?

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Military sexual trauma and chronic pain

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Cataract surgery success rates

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Cigarette Smoking among Rural Veterans

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The homelessness suicide link

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2018

Pre-deployment insomnia linked to
post-deployment mental health struggles

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Adverse surgical events

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Unnecessary Imaging for Prostate Cancer

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Acupuncture expands in VA

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Risks of dual pharnacy use

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Smartphone apps for mental health: Do rural and urban Veterans see things differently?

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Driving with Parkinson's: an infographis comparing studies on this issue

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Gender differences in CIH use

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Driving with Parkinson's: an infographis comparing studies on this issue

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MVP stats: an infographis comparing studies on this issue

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Veterans' reaction to their PTSD diagnosis

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Family caregiving for service members and Veterans with TBI and polytrauma

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Substance use, PTSD, combat exposure: Are there links to violent crimes?

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 Smokers' mistaken notions about lung cancer screening

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The experience of LGBT women Veterans in VA health care

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Chronic Multisymptom Illness Among Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans

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Impact of research on physician satisfaction

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Experimental Brain Stimulation Therapies for PTSD, TBI

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Food insufficiency among women who us VA care

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Puncing Walls: An Unrecognized From of Self Injury

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Individual Placement and Support for Veterans with PTSD

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Complicated grief is prolonged grief over a lost love one that does not ease within a normal time frame

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Socioeconomic gap in heart health

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The high burden of subthreshold PTSD

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2017

Service-connected Vets' use of VHA care

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Gestational diabetes and  preeclampsia

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Prevalence of HIV, HCV, and HBV among Homeless and Non-homeless US Veterans

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The problem of antibiotic overuse

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Firearm training among U.S. adults

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Cannabis use among U.S. Veterans

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Coping strategies of  Vets with anxiety

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Marriage After TBI

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Obesity and overweight rates among VA patients

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When soldiers are deployed, how well do their partners sleep at home?

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Complementary and integrative health care for pain

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Marriage After TBI

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Obesity and overweight rates among VA patients

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Veterans Choice Program: Pharmacy use at a glance

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Insomnia among women Veterans

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2016

Suicidal thinking among U.S. Veterans

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HIV care for
rural Veterans

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VA MOVE Program

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Facial fillers for patients with HIV

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How to boost retention in HIV care

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Prevelance of sleep disorders in VA patients

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Evaluating
older drivers with cognitive problems

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Intimate partner violence

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‘Biggest losers’ over time

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Mental Health of Transgender Veterans: Eects of Legal Protection

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Online Brain-Training Games

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1 in 5 recent Vets aected by hearing loss, tinnitus, or both

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