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Title Risk and resilience in U.S. military families / Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, David Riggs, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 369 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Military families under stress: what we know and what we need to know / Elaine Willerton, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, David Riggs -- Marital functioning -- Does deployment keep military marriages together or break them apart? Evidence from Afghanistan and Iraq / Benjamin R. Karney, John S. Crown -- Couple functioning and PTSD in returning OIF soldiers: preliminary findings from the Readiness and Resilience in National Guard Soldiers Project / Christopher R. Erbes -- Distress in spouses of combat veterans with PTSD: the importance of interpersonally based cognitions and behaviors / Keith D. Renshaw, Rebecca K. Blais, Catherine M. Caska -- Empirically guided community intervention for partner abuse, child maltreatment, suicidality, and substance misuse / Richard E. Heyman, Amy M. Smith Slep, John P. Nelson -- Parenting and child outcomes -- Child maltreatment within military families / Deborah A. Gibbs, Sandra L. Martin, Monique Clinton-Sherrod, Jennifer L. Hardison Walters, Ruby E. Johnson -- Attachment ties in military families: mothers' perception of interactions with their children, stress, and social competence / German Posada, Nancy Longoria, Casey Cocker, Ting Lu -- Wartime deployment and military children: applying prevention science to enhance family resilience / Patricia Lester, Gregory Leskin, Kirsten Woodward, William Saltzman, William Nash, Catherine Mogil, Blair Paley, William Beardslee -- Understanding the deployment experience for children and youth from military families / Anita Chandra, Rachel M. Burns, Terri Tanielian, Lisa H. Jaycox -- Family sequelae of wounds and injuries -- Trauma, PTSD, and partner violence in military families / Casey T. Taft, Sherry M. Walling, Jamie M. Howard, Candice Monson -- Couples' psychosocial adaptation to combat wounds and injuries / Hoda Badr, Trina M. Barker, Kathrin Milbury -- Parent and adolescent positive and negative disability-related events and their relation to adjustment / Elizabeth Mazur -- Working with combat-injured families through the recovery trajectory / Stephen J. Cozza, Jennifer M. Guimond -- Single service members -- Deployment, reenlistment intentions, and actual reenlistment: single and married active-component service members / James Hosek, Paco Martorell -- Post-deployment indicators of single soldiers' well-being / Lyndon A. Riviere, Julie C. Merrill -- The single service member: substance use, stress, and mental health issues / Robert M. Bray, James L. Spira, Marian E. Lane -- Single military mothers in the new millennium: stresses, supports, and effects of deployment / Michelle L. Kelley, Ashley N. Doane, Matthew R. Pearson
Summary War related separations challenge military families in many ways. The worry and uncertainty associated with absent family members exacerbates the challenges of personal, social, and economic resources on the home front. U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have sent a million service personnel from the U.S. alone into conflict areas leaving millions of spouses, children and others in stressful circumstances. This is not a new situation for military families, but it has taken a toll of magnified proportions in recent times. In addition, medical advances have prolonged the life of th
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Subject Families of military personnel -- Services for -- United States.
Families of military personnel -- United States -- Psychology.
Military dependents -- United States -- Psychology.
Family -- psychology.
Military Personnel -- psychology.
Family Health.
Stress, Psychological.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author MacDermid, Shelley, 1959-
Riggs, David S.
LC no. 2010937650
ISBN 1441970649 (electronic bk.)
9781441970640 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Risk and resilience in United States military families