J Anxiety Disord 2022 Apr 7;87:102543. Epub 2022 Feb 7.
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, University of Manitoba, 671 William Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0Z2 Canada; Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, 190 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2 Canada; Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba, 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3N4 Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3N4 Canada; CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9 Canada. Electronic address:
Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health conditions commonly co-occur and are both prevalent among military personnel. This study examined how courses of PTSD (no PTSD, remitted, new onset, persistent/recurrent) are associated with physical health conditions, among a population-based sample of Canadian military personnel.
Method: We analyzed data from the 2002 Canadian Community Health Survey-Mental Health and Well-being-Canadian Forces supplement (CCHS-CF) and the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-Up Survey (CAFVMHS; N = 2941). Read More