Latest Issue: Volume 26 No.2

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The Effects of the Incompatible “Soldier” Identity Upon Depression in Former Australian Army Personnel

M Kreminski, M Barry, M Platow In recent years, there has been a concerted effort by social psychologists to link the social identity approach with general health and well-being. The research, however, has overlooked that a strong and enduring identity that is incompatible with an individual’s current environment may have a negative effect upon that… Read more »

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The Psychological Adjustment Experience of Reintegration Following Discharge from Military Service: A Systematic Review

M Romaniuk, C Kidd   Abstract Background: Previous literature has noted a substantial proportion of veterans experience difficulty reintegrating into civilian society following discharge from military service, which may have a significant impact on their psychosocial functioning. Purpose: This review aimed to identify, describe and thematically synthesise literature on veteran reintegration following discharge from military… Read more »

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HMAS Westralia Remembered

Dear Editor.   May 2018 marks 20 years since the multiple fatality fire in HMAS Westralia during a training exercise off the coast of Western Australia. It should serve as a reminder of the dangers inherent in military service including training exercises. For those of us in the health professions the fire in HMAS Westralia should also… Read more »

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