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Combat injuries, body image and romantic relationships: A stakeholder workshop to specify new research directions (2020)
Report
Keeling, M., & Sharratt, N. (2020). Combat injuries, body image and romantic relationships: A stakeholder workshop to specify new research directions. N/A

The nature of military combat activities means personnel can receive injuries that result in a change to appearance, such as scarring and limb loss. Emerging evidence from ongoing research and public involvement work with combat-injured veterans ha... Read More about Combat injuries, body image and romantic relationships: A stakeholder workshop to specify new research directions.

Body image concerns and psychological wellbeing among injured combat veterans with scars and limb loss: A review of the literature (2020)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Williamson, H., Williams, V., Kiff, J., & Harcourt, D. (in press). Body image concerns and psychological wellbeing among injured combat veterans with scars and limb loss: A review of the literature. Military Behavioral Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2020.1792013

A narrative literature review aimed to determine the nature and prevalence of body image and psychosocial concerns and associated support needs among veterans with combat-related appearance-altering injuries. A systematic approach to a narrative revi... Read More about Body image concerns and psychological wellbeing among injured combat veterans with scars and limb loss: A review of the literature.

Symptom severity, self-efficacy and treatment-seeking for mental health among US Iraq/Afghanistan military veterans (2020)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Barr, N., Atuel, H., & Castro, C. A. (in press). Symptom severity, self-efficacy and treatment-seeking for mental health among US Iraq/Afghanistan military veterans. Community Mental Health Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-020-00578-8

Military veterans have high rates of mental health problems, yet the majority do not seek treatment. Understanding treatment-seeking in this population is important. This study investigated if symptom severity and self-efficacy are associated with tr... Read More about Symptom severity, self-efficacy and treatment-seeking for mental health among US Iraq/Afghanistan military veterans.

Direct and indirect effects of mindfulness, PTSD, and depression on self-stigma of mental illness in OEF/OIF veterans (2019)
Journal Article
Barr, N., Davis, J. P., Diguiseppi, G., Keeling, M., & Castro, C. (in press). Direct and indirect effects of mindfulness, PTSD, and depression on self-stigma of mental illness in OEF/OIF veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000535

© 2019 American Psychological Association. Objective: Two of the most common and costly mental health diagnoses among military veterans who served in the post-9/11 conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq are posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depress... Read More about Direct and indirect effects of mindfulness, PTSD, and depression on self-stigma of mental illness in OEF/OIF veterans.

Associations between mindfulness, PTSD, and depression in combat deployed post-9/11 military veterans (2019)
Journal Article
Barr, N., Keeling, M., & Castro, C. (2019). Associations between mindfulness, PTSD, and depression in combat deployed post-9/11 military veterans. Mindfulness, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-019-01212-9

Objectives: Combat experiences predict PTSD and depression in U.S. military veterans. However, few studies have investigated associations between mindfulness and these constructs. We examined main, direct, and indirect effects for mindfulness and com... Read More about Associations between mindfulness, PTSD, and depression in combat deployed post-9/11 military veterans.

Military spouses transition, too! a call to action to address spouses’ military to civilian transition (2019)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Borah, E. V., Kintzle, S., Kleykamp, M., & Robertson, H. C. (2020). Military spouses transition, too! a call to action to address spouses’ military to civilian transition. Journal of Family Social Work, 23(1), 3-19. https://doi.org/10.1080/10522158.2019.1652219

© 2019, © 2019 Taylor & Francis. Military to Civilian Transition (MCT) is the process experienced by military personnel as they leave service and return to civilian life. This MCT process is thought to be challenging across a range of key areas suc... Read More about Military spouses transition, too! a call to action to address spouses’ military to civilian transition.

Employment after the military (2018)
Book Chapter
Keeling, M., Ozuna, S., & Milsap, C. (2018). Employment after the military. In E. L. Weiss, & C. A. Castro (Eds.), American Life in the 21st Century: Social, Cultural, and Economic Issues and TrendsABC-CLIO

The civilian employment of military veterans has been a concern of the United States government since the end of World War I. During this time, Congress created the first legislation surrounding the employment of military veterans. Despite many effo... Read More about Employment after the military.

Stories of transition: US Veterans’ narratives of transition to civilian life and the important role of identity (2018)
Journal Article
Keeling, M. (2018). Stories of transition: US Veterans’ narratives of transition to civilian life and the important role of identity. https://doi.org/10.3138/jmvfh.2017-0009

Introduction: To date, investigations of Veterans’ transition to civilian life after military service have tended to focus on the experiences of those with mental or physical health difficulties or on employment challenges and homelessness. This stud... Read More about Stories of transition: US Veterans’ narratives of transition to civilian life and the important role of identity.

Veterans’ civilian employment experiences: Lessons learnt from focus groups (2018)
Journal Article
Keeling, M. E., Ozuna, S. M., Kintzle, S., & Castro, C. A. (2019). Veterans’ civilian employment experiences: Lessons learnt from focus groups. Journal of Career Development, 46(6), 692-705. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894845318776785

Emerging evidence highlights employment as a key factor influencing the success of transition from military to civilian life. Historically, employment programs have focused on improving skills such as resume writing and interview skills. However, it... Read More about Veterans’ civilian employment experiences: Lessons learnt from focus groups.

The use of virtual clients for training behavioral health providers: Promises, challenges and the way ahead (2018)
Journal Article
Kintzle, S., Munch, C., Alday, E., Ozuna, S., Keeling, M., Corletto, G., …Castro, C. A. (2018). The use of virtual clients for training behavioral health providers: Promises, challenges and the way ahead. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science, 3(4), 247-252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41347-018-0058-2

Providing opportunities for training behavioral health providers in clinical practice remains a challenge within the helping professions. To date, the field has relied mostly on role-playing and the use of standardized actors to provide realistic cli... Read More about The use of virtual clients for training behavioral health providers: Promises, challenges and the way ahead.

Exploring U.S. Veterans’ post-service employment experiences (2018)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Kintzle, S., & Castro, C. A. (2018). Exploring U.S. Veterans’ post-service employment experiences. Military Psychology, 30(1), 63-69. https://doi.org/10.1080/08995605.2017.1420976

© 2018, © 2018 Society for Military Psychology, Division 19 of the American Psychological Association. Although most U.S. veterans transition to civilian life successfully, securing employment and reintegrating into civilian communities, some veteran... Read More about Exploring U.S. Veterans’ post-service employment experiences.

U.K. Army medical and unit welfare officers' perceptions of mental health stigma and its impact on army personnel's mental health help seeking (2017)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Bull, S., Thandi, G., Brooks, S., & Greenberg, N. (2017). U.K. Army medical and unit welfare officers' perceptions of mental health stigma and its impact on army personnel's mental health help seeking. Military Behavioral Health, 5(3), 245-253. https://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2017.1310682

Mental health stigma and barriers to care (BTC) reportedly impede help seeking among U.K. military personnel. Military service providers' perceptions of this link were investigated. Secondary thematic analysis of interviews with 21 U.K. Army unit wel... Read More about U.K. Army medical and unit welfare officers' perceptions of mental health stigma and its impact on army personnel's mental health help seeking.

Support needs and experiences of family members of wounded, injured or sick UK service personnel (2017)
Journal Article
Fear, N., Stevelink, S., Thandi, G., Keeling, M., Verey, A., Keeling, M., …Fear, N. T. (2017). Support needs and experiences of family members of wounded, injured or sick UK service personnel. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 163(6), 388-393. https://doi.org/10.1136/jramc-2016-000725

© Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2017. All rights reserved. Introduction When a service person has been wounded, injured or sick (WIS), family members may provide care during their recovery... Read More about Support needs and experiences of family members of wounded, injured or sick UK service personnel.

Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Soldiers’ Experiences of Being Married and Serving in the British Army (2016)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Woodhead, C., & Fear, N. T. (2016). Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Soldiers’ Experiences of Being Married and Serving in the British Army. Marriage and Family Review, 52(6), 511-534. https://doi.org/10.1080/01494929.2015.1124353

© 2016, Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. ABSTRACT: Research suggests certain aspects of military life, especially operational deployments, may negatively impact military marriages. However, much of this research is from the United States an... Read More about Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Soldiers’ Experiences of Being Married and Serving in the British Army.

Marital status distribution of the U.K. military: Does it differ from the general population? (2016)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Wessely, S., & Fear, N. T. (in press). Marital status distribution of the U.K. military: Does it differ from the general population?. Military Behavioral Health, 5(1), 26-34. https://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2016.1213210

UK media suggest UK military personnel have high divorce rates; to date, these claims are not substantiated. Marital status distribution of the general population and military were compared using data from the Office for National Statistics marital p... Read More about Marital status distribution of the U.K. military: Does it differ from the general population?.

Cohesion, leadership, mental health stigmatisation and perceived barriers to care in UK military personnel (2016)
Journal Article
Jones, N., Campion, B., Keeling, M., & Greenberg, N. (2018). Cohesion, leadership, mental health stigmatisation and perceived barriers to care in UK military personnel. Journal of Mental Health, 27(1), 10-18. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638237.2016.1139063

© 2016 Taylor & Francis. Background: Military research suggests a significant association between leadership, cohesion, mental health stigmatisation and perceived barriers to care (stigma/BTC). Aim: Most studies are cross sectional, therefore longi... Read More about Cohesion, leadership, mental health stigmatisation and perceived barriers to care in UK military personnel.

Mental health stigmatisation in deployed UK Armed Forces: A principal components analysis (2015)
Journal Article
Fertout, M., Jones, N., Keeling, M., & Greenberg, N. (2015). Mental health stigmatisation in deployed UK Armed Forces: A principal components analysis. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 161(Suppl), i69-i76. https://doi.org/10.1136/jramc-2015-000587

© 2015, Royal Army Medical College. All rights reserved. Introduction UK military research suggests that there is a significant link between current psychological symptoms, mental health stigmatisation and perceived barriers to care (stigma/BTC). Few... Read More about Mental health stigmatisation in deployed UK Armed Forces: A principal components analysis.

Stigmatisation, perceived barriers to care, help seeking and the mental health of British Military personnel (2015)
Journal Article
Jones, N., Keeling, M., Thandi, G., & Greenberg, N. (2015). Stigmatisation, perceived barriers to care, help seeking and the mental health of British Military personnel. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(12), 1873-1883. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-015-1118-y

© 2015, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Introduction: The relationship between mental health symptoms, stigmatising beliefs about mental health and help seeking is complex and poorly understood. Method: 1636 UK Armed Forces personnel provided stud... Read More about Stigmatisation, perceived barriers to care, help seeking and the mental health of British Military personnel.

Relationship Difficulties Among U.K. Military Personnel: Impact of Sociodemographic, Military, and Deployment-Related Factors (2015)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Wessely, S., Dandeker, C., Jones, N., & Fear, N. T. (2015). Relationship Difficulties Among U.K. Military Personnel: Impact of Sociodemographic, Military, and Deployment-Related Factors. Marriage and Family Review, 51(3), 275-303. https://doi.org/10.1080/01494929.2015.1031425

© 2015, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Military work, especially operational deployments, may impact the romantic relationships of military personnel. Using a subsample of 7,581 participants from a cohort study of U.K. military personnel (data collec... Read More about Relationship Difficulties Among U.K. Military Personnel: Impact of Sociodemographic, Military, and Deployment-Related Factors.


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