This brief summarizes a scholarly article of the same name. It reviews research which analyzes how female veterans were impacted by OEF/OIF in comparison to their male counterparts, in comparison to previous eras.
Fontana, A., Rosenheck, R., & Desai, R. (2010). Female Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan seeking care from VA specialized PTSD Programs: comparison with male veterans and female war zone veterans of previous eras. Journal of women's health (2002), 19(4), 751–757. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2009.1389
Military and Veterans Studies
Female veterans, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare, Iraq veterans, Afghanistan veterans
Veterans; Women; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Iraq War, 2003-2011; Afghan War, 2001-2021
Government and Community Services
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "Female Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Seeking Care from VA Specialized PTSD Programs: Comparison with Male Veterans and Female War Zone Veterans of Previous Eras"" (2021). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 225.
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