Timothy S Wells

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mental health impact of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a review of US research, service provision, and programmatic responses
    Timothy S Wells
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:144-52. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of mental health and deployment experience among women in the US military
    Amber D Seelig
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 3521, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:135-45. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The impact of prior deployment experience on civilian employment after military service
    Jaime L Horton
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:408-17. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Disordered eating and weight changes after deployment: longitudinal assessment of a large US military cohort
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:415-27. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Newly reported hypertension after military combat deployment in a large population-based study
    Nisara S Granado
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Hypertension 54:966-73. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Linking exposures and health outcomes to a large population-based longitudinal study: the Millennium Cohort Study
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Mil Med 176:56-63. 2011
  7. pmc Health impact of US military service in a large population-based military cohort: findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, 2001-2008
    Tyler C Smith
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:69. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Preinjury psychiatric status, injury severity, and postdeployment posttraumatic stress disorder
    Donald A Sandweiss
    Department of Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:496-504. 2011
  9. pmc Health care utilization among complementary and alternative medicine users in a large military cohort
    Martin R White
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:27. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among U.S. military health care professionals deployed in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 3521, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:616-23. 2012

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Mental health impact of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a review of US research, service provision, and programmatic responses
    Timothy S Wells
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:144-52. 2011
    ..Scientists and clinicians continue efforts to understand the determinants, prevention, recognition, and treatment of combat-related mental disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of mental health and deployment experience among women in the US military
    Amber D Seelig
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 3521, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:135-45. 2012
    ..01). As the roles and responsibilities of women in the military expand and deployments continue, designing better prevention and recovery strategies specifically for women are critical for overall force health protection and readiness...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of prior deployment experience on civilian employment after military service
    Jaime L Horton
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:408-17. 2013
    ..To determine if deployment to recent military operations or other health, demographic, or military-related characteristics were associated with employment after military service...
  4. doi request reprint Disordered eating and weight changes after deployment: longitudinal assessment of a large US military cohort
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:415-27. 2009
    ..70). Despite no significant overall association between deployment and disordered eating and weight changes, deployed women reporting combat exposures represent a subgroup at higher risk for developing eating problems and weight loss...
  5. doi request reprint Newly reported hypertension after military combat deployment in a large population-based study
    Nisara S Granado
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Hypertension 54:966-73. 2009
    ..07 to 1.65). Although military deployers, in general, had a lower incidence of hypertension than nondeployers, deployment with multiple stressful combat exposures appeared to be a unique risk factor for newly reported hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Linking exposures and health outcomes to a large population-based longitudinal study: the Millennium Cohort Study
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Mil Med 176:56-63. 2011
    ..To describe current efforts and future potential for understanding long-term health of military service members by linking the Millennium Cohort Study data to exposures and health outcomes...
  7. pmc Health impact of US military service in a large population-based military cohort: findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, 2001-2008
    Tyler C Smith
    Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:69. 2011
    ..This report outlines how findings from the first 7 years of the Millennium Cohort Study have helped to address health concerns related to military service including deployments...
  8. doi request reprint Preinjury psychiatric status, injury severity, and postdeployment posttraumatic stress disorder
    Donald A Sandweiss
    Department of Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:496-504. 2011
    ..Previous studies have retrospectively examined the relationship of preinjury psychiatric status and postinjury PTSD with conflicting results, but no prospective studies regarding this subject have been conducted, to our knowledge...
  9. pmc Health care utilization among complementary and alternative medicine users in a large military cohort
    Martin R White
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:27. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if CAM users are requiring more physician-based medical services than users of conventional medicine...
  10. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among U.S. military health care professionals deployed in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 3521, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:616-23. 2012
    ..06, 3.83] for new-onset PTSD or depression. These results suggest that combat experience, not features specific to being a health care professional, was the key exposure explaining the development of these outcomes...
  11. pmc Exploratory factor analysis of self-reported symptoms in a large, population-based military cohort
    Molly L Kelton
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:94. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to use exploratory factor analysis to describe the correlations among numerous physical and psychological symptoms in terms of a smaller number of unobserved variables or factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint The US Department of Defense Millennium Cohort Study: career span and beyond longitudinal follow-up
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1193-201. 2009
    ..To describe current and future career-span health research in the US Department of Defense Millennium Cohort Study...
  13. pmc Baseline self reported functional health and vulnerability to post-traumatic stress disorder after combat deployment: prospective US military cohort study
    Cynthia A LeardMann
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    BMJ 338:b1273. 2009
    ..To determine if baseline functional health status, as measured by SF-36 (veterans), predicts new onset symptoms or diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder among deployed US military personnel with combat exposure...
  14. doi request reprint Individual augmentee deployment and newly reported mental health morbidity
    Nisara S Granado
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:615-20. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between US Navy individual augmentee (IA) deployers, who may lack the protective effects of unit cohesion and social support, and newly reported mental health...
  15. doi request reprint Bodybuilding, energy, and weight-loss supplements are associated with deployment and physical activity in U.S. military personnel
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:318-30. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine whether deployment experience and physical activity were associated with the use of bodybuilding, energy, or weight-loss supplement among U.S. military personnel...
  16. doi request reprint A comparison of mental health outcomes in persons entering U.S. military service before and after September 11, 2001
    Timothy S Wells
    Department of Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 5122, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:17-24. 2012
    ..Findings support the concept that the experience of war, and resulting psychological morbidity, is not a function of incongruent expectations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mefloquine use and hospitalizations among US service members, 2002-2004
    Timothy S Wells
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:744-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest there is no association between mefloquine prescriptions and severe health effects, as measured by hospitalizations, across a wide range of outcomes...
  18. pmc Alcohol use and alcohol-related problems before and after military combat deployment
    Isabel G Jacobson
    DoD Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    JAMA 300:663-75. 2008
    ..High rates of alcohol misuse after deployment have been reported among personnel returning from past conflicts, yet investigations of alcohol misuse after return from the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are lacking...
  19. doi request reprint US military service members vaccinated against smallpox in 2003 and 2004 experience a slightly higher risk of hospitalization postvaccination
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Vaccine 26:4048-56. 2008
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  20. pmc Prospectively assessed posttraumatic stress disorder and associated physical activity
    Cynthia A LeardMann
    Naval Health Research Center, Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:371-83. 2011
    ..We examined the association of physical activity with prospectively assessed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a military cohort...
  21. pmc The physical and mental health of a large military cohort: baseline functional health status of the Millennium Cohort
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:340. 2007
    ..Effective military operations require optimal health of deployed service members, and both mental and physical health can be affected by military operations...
  22. pmc PTSD prevalence, associated exposures, and functional health outcomes in a large, population-based military cohort
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:90-102. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of PTSD symptoms and diagnosis, self-reported exposures, and functional health in a large cross-section of the U.S. military...
  23. ncbi request reprint Smallpox vaccination: comparison of self-reported and electronic vaccine records in the millennium cohort study
    Cynthia A LeardMann
    Department of Defense, Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Hum Vaccin 3:245-51. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Prior assault and posttraumatic stress disorder after combat deployment
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Epidemiology 19:505-12. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine the relation between prior assault and new-onset PTSD symptoms in a large US military cohort deployed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  25. doi request reprint Self-reported health symptoms and conditions among complementary and alternative medicine users in a large military cohort
    Isabel G Jacobson
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:613-22. 2009
    ..To describe medical symptom and condition reporting in relation to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among members of the US military...
  26. doi request reprint A comparison of the PRIME-MD PHQ-9 and PHQ-8 in a large military prospective study, the Millennium Cohort Study
    Timothy S Wells
    Deployment Health Research Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Affect Disord 148:77-83. 2013
    ..This study compares the performance of the PHQ-8 with the PHQ-9 in a population-based sample of military or nonmilitary subjects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Millennium Cohort: enrollment begins a 21-year contribution to understanding the impact of military service
    Margaret A K Ryan
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:181-91. 2007
    ..In response to health concerns of military members about deployment and other service-related exposures, the Department of Defense (DoD) initiated the largest prospective study ever undertaken in the U.S. military...
  28. pmc Challenges of self-reported medical conditions and electronic medical records among members of a large military cohort
    Besa Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:37. 2008
    ..Self-reported diagnoses may differ from medical record diagnoses due to poor patient-clinician communication, self-diagnosis in the absence of a satisfactory explanation for symptoms, or the "health literacy" of the patient...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-reported reproductive outcomes among male and female 1991 Gulf War era US military veterans
    Timothy S Wells
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:501-10. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess whether an association exists between deployment to the 1991 Gulf War and self-reported adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint The mental health of U.S. military women in combat support occupations
    Krista E Lindstrom
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research at the Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:162-72. 2006
    ..S. military is increasing, and they are being selected into jobs that are more combat related. However, the mental health effects of working in combat support occupations among military women have not been previously evaluated...