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Vietnam-Era Twin Registry - Publications & Focus Group Findings

Publications

All publications produced from VET Registry research are available as PDFs organized in two ways:   

Contact us if you have questions about how to access articles. We can guide you through the process of requesting publicly available articles from the appropriate sources.  

It can sometimes take 1-3 years after a study has completed data collection before results are published.

The presentation, The VET Registry: A 30 year compendium of scientific research, by Dr. Jack Goldberg explains the VET Registry history and uses publication data to analyze the scientific productivity of the VET Registry.    

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Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Aging Vietnam-Era Veterans: Veterans Administration Cooperative Study 569: Course and Consequences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Vietnam-Era Veteran Twins
The results of this VET Registry research project were published in the March 2016 edition of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and a free, complete version is available here.

Citation for the paper: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Mar;24(3):181-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.05.004. Epub 2015 May 16

Focus Group Findings

A key part of the management of the VET Registry is to ensure retention of its members. To this end, the VET Registry held a series of focus groups in 2015-2017. Below are summaries of some of the focus groups findings.

Research Week Poster