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Title Citation Date published
Annotated Bibliography of Veterans Affairs Canada Research Directorate Publications for 1992 – 2018: Research Evidence to Support the Well-Being of Veterans and their Families. Annotated Bibliography of Veterans Affairs Canada Research Directorate Publications for 1992 – 2018: Research Evidence to Support the Well-Being of Veterans and their Families. Tweel M, Thompson JM, Lockhart W, Ralling A, Keough J, MacLean MB, VanTil L, Sweet J, Poirier A, Murray R, Svenson N. Charlottetown (PE): Veterans Affairs Canada Research Directorate; 2019 Mar 20. 106p. Technical Report. 2019-03-20
Veterans in Canada released since 1998: A Sex-disaggregated Profile Veterans in Canada released since 1998: A Sex-disaggregated Profile. MacLean MB, Clow B, Ralling A, Sweet J, Poirier A, Buss J, Pound T, and Rodd B. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2018 September 24; 53p. 2018-09-24
Pre- and Post-Release Income of Regular Force Veterans: Life After Service Studies 2016 Pre- and post-release income of Regular Force Veterans: Life After Service Studies 2016. MacLean MB, VanTil L, Poirier A, McKinnon K. Charlottetown (PE): Veterans Affairs Canada Research Directorate; 2018 Apr 18. Technical Report. 2018-05-01
Well-being of Canadian Regular Force Veterans, Findings from LASS 2016 Survey Well-Being of Canadian Regular Force Veterans, Findings from LASS 2016 Survey. Van Til LD, Sweet J, Poirier A, McKinnon K, Sudom K, Dursun S, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2017 June 23; 40p. 2017-06-23
Composite Measure of Mental Health Problems in Canadian Armed Forces Veterans – 2013 Life After Service Survey Composite Measure of Mental Health Problems in Canadian Armed Forces Veterans – 2013 Life After Service Survey. Thompson JM, Van Til LD, Zamorski MA, Fikretoglu D, Dursun S, Sweet J, Garber B, Richardson JD, Sareen J, Courchesne CE, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2017 May 15; 89p. 2017-05-15
Veterans of the Reserve Force: Life After Service Studies 2013 Veterans of the Reserve Force: Life After Service Studies 2013. VanTil L, MacLean MB, Poirier A, McKinnon K, Keough J, Sudom K, Dursun S, Herron M, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2016 October 25; 47p. 2016-10-25
Correlates of Mental Health Problems in Canadian Armed Forces Veterans – 2013 Life After Service Survey Correlates of Mental Health Problems in Canadian Armed Forces Veterans – 2013 Life After Service Survey. Thompson JM, Sweet J, Van Til LD, Poirier A, MacKinnon K. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2016 September 14; 58p. 2016-09-14
A Well-Being Construct for Veterans’ Policy, Programming and Research A well-being construct for Veterans’ policy, programming and research. Thompson JM, MacLean MB, Roach MB, Banman M, Mabior J, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2016 September 07; 105p. 2016-09-07
Labour-Market Outcomes of Veterans Labour-Market Outcomes of Veterans. MacLean MB, Keough J, Poirier A, McKinnon K and Sweet J. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2016 February 15; 80p. 2016-02-15
Profile of Personnel Deployed to Afghanistan Profile of Personnel Deployed to Afghanistan. MacLean MB, Campbell L, O’Connor T, Van Til L, Poirier A, Sudom K, Dursun S and Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2015 December 14; 20p. 2015-12-14
Research on Military/Veteran Families Research on Military/Veteran Families. MacLean M, Campbell L, Macintosh S, Lee J and Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2015 December 14; 40p. 2015-12-14
Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: Mental Health Findings from the 2013 Life After Service Survey Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: Mental Health Findings from the 2013 Life After Service Survey. Thompson JM, Van Til LD, Sweet J, Poirier A, McKinnon K, Dursun S, Sudom K, Zamorski M, Sareen J, Ross D, Hoskins C, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2015 March 19; 114p. 2015-03-19
Methodology: Life After Service Studies 2013 Methodology: Life After Service Studies 2013. Van Til LD, Perrie S, Poirier A, Sweet J, McKinnon K, MacLean MB, Sudom K, Yuen J, Olson E. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2014 December 31; 70p. 2014-12-31
Low Income Lines and Financial Security in Retirement Low Income Lines and Financial Security in Retirement. MacLean MB, Pound T, Dalziel C and Macintosh S. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2014 November 14; 11p. 2014-11-14
Income Adequacy and Employment Outcomes of the New Veterans Charter Income Adequacy and Employment Outcomes of the New Veterans Charter. MacLean MB and Campbell L. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report, 2014 September 23: 31p. 2014-09-23
Pre- and Post-Release Income: Life After Service Studies Pre- and Post-Release Income: Life After Service Studies. MacLean MB, Campbell L, Van Til L, Poirier A, Sweet J, McKinnon K, Sudom K, Dursun S, Herron M, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report; 2014 July 09; 51p. 2014-07-09
2013 Synthesis of Life After Service Studies 2013 Synthesis of Life After Service Studies. Van Til LD, Macintosh S, Thompson JM, MacLean MB, Campbell L, Sudom K, Dursun S, Herron M, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Synthesis Report. 2014 July 03; 28p. 2014-07-03
Disability Findings from the 2010 Survey on Transition to Civilian Life Life After Service Studies (LASS) Secondary Analysis (2013 Series Release 14). Disability findings from the 2010 survey on transition to civilian life. Thompson JM, Pranger T, Sweet J, Poirier A, McColl MA, MacLean MB, Besemann M, Shubaly C, Moher D, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2013 Oct 18; 68p. 2013-10-28
Well-Being of Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: Canadian Community Health Survey 2003 Well-being of Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: Canadian Community Health Survey (2003). MacLean MB, Van Til LD, Kriger D, Sweet J, Poirier A, Pedlar D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2013 May 10; 65p. 2013-05-10
Mental Health Findings in the 2010 Survey on Transition to Civilian Life Life After Service Studies (LASS) Secondary Analysis (2012 Series Release 9) Mental health findings in the 2010 Survey on transition to civilian life. Thompson JM, Pranger T, Poirier A, Sweet J, Iucci S, Ross D. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate. Technical Report. 2012 Aug 01; 42p. 2012-08-01
Suicide Ideation and Attempt Findings in the Survey on Transition to Civilian Life: Descriptive Analysis Life After Service Studies (LASS) Secondary Analysis (2011 Series-Release 8) Suicide ideation and attempt findings in the Survey on Transition to Civilian Life: Descriptive Analysis. Thompson JM, Sweet J, Poirier A, VanTil L. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2011 Nov 30; 39p. 2011-11-30
Income Study: Regular Force Veteran Report Veterans Income Study: Regular Force Veteran report. MacLean MB, Van Til L, Thompson JM, Poirier A, Sweet J, Pedlar D, Adams J, Sudom K, Campbell C, Murphy B, Dionne C. Veterans Affairs Canada, Research Directorate; and Department of National Defence, Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis. 2011 Jan 4; 70p. 2011-01-04
Survey on Transition to Civilian Life: Report on Regular Force Veterans Survey on Transition to Civilian Life: Report on Regular Force Veterans. Thompson JM, MacLean MB, Van Til L, Sudom K, Sweet J, Poirier A, Adams J, Horton V, Campbell C, Pedlar D. Research Directorate, Veterans Affairs Canada; and Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis, Department of National Defence. 2011 Jan 04; 103p. 2011-01-04
Life After Service Study: Data Collection Methodology for The Income Study and The Transition to Civilian Life Survey Life After Service Study: Data collection methodology for the income study and the transition to civilian life survey. MacLean MB, Van Til L, Thompson JM, Pedlar D, Poirier A, Adams J, Hartigan S, Sudom K. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2010 Apr 29; 79p. (Revised September 9, 2010). 2010-09-10
Suicide Prevention at Veterans Affairs Canada: Framework Suicide prevention at Veterans Affairs Canada: Framework. Thompson JM, Pranger T, Ross D, Morrison M. Veterans Affairs Canada, Suicide Prevention Approach Working Group. National Mental Health Directorate Technical Report. 2010 Sep 02; 71p. 2010-09-02
Nominal Rolls: Lessons Learned from Developing the “Mustard Gas List” Nominal rolls: lessons learned from developing the “Mustard Gas List”. Thompson JM, Gauthier H, Poirier A, Baglole S, Macintosh S. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2010 Mar 03; 26p. 2010-03-03
Rapid Review of the Literature Since the 2006 New Veterans Charter Rapid Review of the Literature Since the 2006 New Veterans Charter. MacLean MB and Lockhart W. Veterans Affairs Canada, Charlottetown. Research Directorate Technical Report. 2016 November 7; 37p. 2006-11-07