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dc.contributor.authorBleier, J.en
dc.contributor.authorMcFarlane, A.en
dc.contributor.authorMcGuire, A.en
dc.contributor.authorTreloar, S.en
dc.contributor.authorWaller, M.en
dc.contributor.authorDobson, A.en
dc.date.issued2011en
dc.identifier.citationMilitary Medicine, 2011; 176(2):139-146en
dc.identifier.issn0026-4075en
dc.identifier.issn1930-613Xen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/69951-
dc.description.abstractThe operational tempo of the Australian Defence Force has increased over the last two decades. We examine the relationship between health of personnel and the frequency and duration of their deployment. Self-reported health measures (number of symptoms, Kessler Psychological Distress Scale, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Checklist) were compared for people who had never deployed to those who had deployed only once and for those who had deployed at least twice with at least one deployment to East Timor and one deployment to Afghanistan or Iraq. Comparisons were also made between people who had deployed for at least one month and those who had deployed for longer periods. Frequency of deployment but not duration of deployment was associated with poorer health.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityJonathan Bleier, Alexander McFarlane, Annabel McGuire, Susan Treloar, Michael Waller, Annette Dobsonen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAssn Military Surg USen
dc.rightsCopyright of Military Medicine is the property of Association of Military Surgeons of the United Statesen
dc.source.urihttp://proxy.library.adelaide.edu.au/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=hch&AN=58057207&site=ehost-live&scope=siteen
dc.subjectHumans; Odds Ratio; Stress, Psychological; Health Status; Time Factors; Adult; Military Personnel; Australia; Female; Male; Young Adult; Timor-Lesteen
dc.titleRisk of adverse health outcomes associated with frequency and duration of deployment with the Australian Defence Forceen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020110946en
dc.identifier.doi10.7205/MILMED-D-10-00241en
dc.identifier.pubid28585-
pubs.library.collectionGeneral Practice publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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