National Guard and Reserve Study

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, in collaboration with Dr. Sandro Galea of the University of Michigan, is engaged in a nation-wide research project on the health and mental health of National Guard and Reserve service members, an at risk population that has been understudied. TheĀ  study addresses the epidemiology and the trajectory of posttraumatic stress, deployment stress, health risk behaviors and health care utilization in national Guard and Reserve. 2010 saw the completion of the first wave of data collection as well as preparation for the second wave of the study.