Eric R. Pedersen
RAND Corporation
PsychiatryMental healthDemographyPsychologyHuman factors and ergonomicsInjury preventionYoung adultPsychological interventionAdolescent healthMilitary personnelDepression (differential diagnoses)Intervention (counseling)PopulationSubstance usePoison controlSubstance abuseSuicide preventionClinical psychologyMedicineSocial psychology
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38H-index
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#1Shaddy Saba (SC: University of Southern California)
#2Jordan P. Davis (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 15
Last. Eric R. Pedersen (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 38
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Background null Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is prevalent among Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) veterans. Pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are highly comorbid and increase risk of AUD. Prior studies linking pain or PTSD to AUD have not explored interactions between pain and PTSD symptoms. null Methods null OEF/OIF/OND veterans (N = 1230) were recruited from social media websites for a cross-sectional study of health behavior. P...
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#1Mai-Ly N. Steers (Duquesne University)H-Index: 9
#2Kathryn S. Macia (Palo Alto University)H-Index: 7
Last. Eric R. Pedersen (AN: RAND Corporation)H-Index: 38
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PURPOSE Drinking is common among young adult veterans. Previous research has established that veterans' drinking is more strongly associated with veteran versus civilian drinking norms. The present research extends these findings by examining the influence of self-identification both with other veterans and with civilians as moderators of the association between perceived norms and drinking. METHODS Veterans aged 18-34 (N = 1015; 88.7% male; M = 28.23, SD = 3.44) were recruited via Facebook to p...
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#1Jordan P. Davis (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 15
#2Nina C. Christie (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 1
Last. Joseph W. LaBrie (LMU: Loyola Marymount University)H-Index: 56
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BACKGROUND The transition to college is an important developmental phase, usually met with increased social desirability, access to alcohol, and new peer groups. Recently, research has utilized social media as a predictor of events during college, but few have assessed how social media can influence alcohol use during the transition to college. Methods: Participants (N = 320) were recruited prior to entering their first year of college. Participants were 18 years old, 60.7% were women, with 46.3...
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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#1Sarah O. MeadowsH-Index: 18
#2Charles C. EngelH-Index: 8
Last. Molly M. SimmonsH-Index: 2
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RAND researchers report key findings from the 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey of reserve component service members. This report details the survey's methodology, sample demographics, and results in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention, substance use, mental and emotional health, physical health and functional limitations, sexual behavior and health, sexual orientation and health, and deployment experiences and health.