Research & Articles

See below for research and news articles. These are pieces of writing and reports we have come across over the last few years that we think are of interest. Please email here us any further links you think may be useful to people.

Date: December 10, 2013

Author: Marcela Aguirre, N Greenberg, J Sharpley, et al

Source: Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps

Alcohol consumption in the UK armed forces: are we drinking too much?

Paper looking at the levels and health implications of alcohol consumption in the UK armed forces.

Date: November 11, 2013

Author: Alex Andreou

Source: The Guardian

In remembrance of the ex-servicemen and women who ended up homeless

Date: November 11, 2013

Author: Harry Leslie Smith

Source: The Guardian

This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time

Date: November 10, 2013

Author: Nick Cohen

Source: The Observer

Lest we forget, most ex-soldiers don’t go bad in civvies

Date: October 12, 2013

Author: Caroline Wyatt

Source: BBC News UK

Life after the army overshadowed by post-traumatic stress

Date: October 10, 2013

Author: Americans for the Arts

Source: National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military

Arts, Health and Well-Being across the Military Continuum

This report details a series of recommendations in the areas of research, practice, and policy that came out of two national convenings.

Date: August 10, 2013

Source: Forces in Mind Trust

The Transition Mapping Study Understanding the transition process for Service personnel returning to civilian life.

Report commissioned by FiMT with the aim of identifying where knowledge of mental health issues is lacking, and so encourage the sector to conduct the necessary research to complete that understanding.

Date: May 22, 2013

Author: Janet Tansley

Source: Liverpool Echo

Battle of the Atlantic veteran: “I teach kids ow we fought for their freedom”

Date: May 10, 2013

Author: Chiara Samele

Source: Mental Health Organisation

The mental health of serving and ex-Service personnel. A review of the evidence and perspectives of key stakeholders

This report was commissioned to provide a broad and deep perspective on what is known about the mental health of serving and ex-Service personnel, and so identify where further research should be targeted.

Date: March 25, 2013

Author: Naveena Kottoor

Source: BBC News UK

The gay airman who took on the US military

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