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Funded by the Department of Defence
Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO) Health Study A program of studies that looked at the health and wellbeing of serving and ex-serving ADF personnel who served in the MEAO.
Deployment Health Surveillance studies A program of studies that assessed the health effects of the East Timor, Bougainville and Solomon Islands deployments.
Asthma: Surveillance and Assessment of the Revised Recruitment Standards A study to validate the revised recruitment standards for asthma in the ADF.Obesity, Body Mass Index and Health Study A study for the Defence Health Services Division to assess the effect of the relaxation of the ADF entry Body Mass Index standards.
The relationship between chrondromalacia patellae and ADF service A detailed literature review of the factors that contribute to anterior knee pain and its association with military service.The health and economic ramifications of excessive load carriage A literature review, costing model and audit of medical records to inform policies and standards of weight load carriage.
Funded by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
Allostatic load: A review of the literature An overview of the allostatic load model in the context of the human stress response and its potential health outcomes for ADF members and veterans.
Timor-Leste Family Study A study of the effect of recent deployments on the health and wellbeing of current and former, regular and reserve ADF families.
Review of PTSD Group Treatment Programs A study commissioned to ensure that services for DVA clients are evidence-based and meet the needs of both older and contemporary veterans.
Needs of spouse carers of World War II veterans before and after widowhood A study of the health and health and aged care use of older women, particularly in relation to their roles as carers.
A Temporal Analysis of the Healthy Soldier Effect An analysis of Korean, Vietnam and Gulf War data to understand the 'healthy soldier effect' (lower mortality in military than civilian populations).
The Intergenerational Health Effects of Service in the Military A protocol produced to determine appropriate methodologies for studies on the health of the children of Vietnam veterans.