TITLE

STRESSORS AFFLICTING FAMILIES DURING MILITARY DEPLOYMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Di Nola, Gina M.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Military Medicine;May2008, Vol. 173 Issue 5, preceding p411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the factors that affect U.S. military families during deployments under Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) in Iraq and the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). It notes that the Family Readiness Group (FRG) support group aims to keep families aware and updated about deployed family members. It cites the categories of the stress factors that were experienced by military families involved in Operation Desert Storm/Shield such as emotional, deployment-related and general life events.
ACCESSION #
32125071

 

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