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Special Issue: Veterans Aging
Volume 56 Issue 1 February 2016

Avron Spiro III, Richard A. Settersten, and Carolyn M. Aldwin
Long-term Outcomes of Military Service in Aging and the Life Course: A Positive Re-envisioning
The Gerontologist (2016) 56 (1): 5-13 doi:10.1093/geront/gnv093

Eve H. Davison, Anica Pless Kaiser, Avron Spiro III, Jennifer Moye, Lynda A. King, and Daniel W. King
From Late-Onset Stress Symptomatology to Later-Adulthood Trauma Reengagement in Aging Combat Veterans: Taking a Broader View
The Gerontologist (2016) 56 (1): 14-21 doi:10.1093/geront/gnv097

Sungrok Kang, Carolyn M. Aldwin, Soyoung Choun, and Avron Spiro III
A Life-span Perspective on Combat Exposure and PTSD Symptoms in Later Life: Findings From the VA Normative Aging Study
The Gerontologist (2016) 56 (1): 22-32 doi:10.1093/geront/gnv120


Military publications (doc)

Aldwin, C. M., Levenson, M. R., & Spiro, A. III. (1994). Vulnerability and resilience to combat exposure: Can stress have lifelong effects? Psychology and Aging, 9(1), 34-44. 

Chatterjee, S., Spiro, A. III., King, L., King, D., & Davison, E. (2009). Research on aging military veterans: Lifespan implications of military service. PTSD Research quarterly, 20(3), 1-8.

Davison, E. H., Kaiser, A. P., Gugliucci, M. R., King, L. A., King, D. W., Salgado, D. M., Spiro, A. III., & Bachrach, P. (2006). Late-Life emergence of early-life trauma: The phenomenon of late-onset stress symptomatology among aging combat veterans. Research on Aging, 28(1), 84-114. doi: 10.1177/0164027505281560

Davison, E. H., Kaiser, A. P., Spiro, A. III., Moye, J., King, L. A., & King, D. W. (2016). From late-onset stress symptomatology to later-adulthood trauma reengagement in aging combat veterans: Taking a broader view. The Gerontologist, 56(1), 14-21. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv097

Hofer, S. M., & Piccinin, A. M. (2009). Integrative data analysis through coordination of measurement and analysis protocol across independent longitudinal studies. Psychological methods, 14(2), 150-164. doi: 10.1037/a0015566

Hofer, S. M., & Piccinin, A. M. (2010). Toward an integrative science of life-span development and aging. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 65B(3), 269-278.

Jennings, P. A., Aldwin, C. M., Levenson, M. R., Spiro, A. III., & Mroczek, D. K. (2006). Combat exposure, perceived benefits of military service, and wisdom in later life: Findings from the Normative Aging Study. Research on Aging, 28(1), 115-134. doi: 10.1177/0164027505281549

Kaiser, A. (2013). A review of longitudinal datasets on aging. Journal of Population Ageing, 6(1-2), 5-27.

Kang, S., Aldwin, C. M., Choun, S., & Spiro, A. III. (2016). A life-span perspective on combat exposure and PTSD symptoms in later life: Findings from the VA Normative Aging Study. The Gerontologist, 56(1), 22-32. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv120

King, L. A., King, D. W., Vickers, K., Davison, E. H., & Spiro, A. III. (2007). Assessing late-onset stress symptomatology among aging male combat veterans. Aging and Mental Health, 11(2), 175-191. doi: 10.1080/13607860600844424

London, A. S., & Wilmoth, J. M. (2006). Military service and (dis) continuity in the life course: Evidence on disadvantage and mortality from the Health and Retirement Study and the Study of Assets and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest-Old. Research on Aging, 28, 135–159. doi: 10.1177/0164027505281572

London, A. S., Heflin, C. M., & Wilmoth, J. M. (2011). Work-related disability, veteran status, and povety: Implications for family well-being. Journal of Poverty, 15(3), 330-349. doi:10.1080/10875549.2011.589259

Piccinin, A. M., & Hofer, S. M. (2009). Integrative analysis of longitudinal studies on aging: Collaborative research networks, meta-analysis, and optimizing future studies. In S. M. Hofer & D. F. Alwin (Eds.), Handbook of Cognitive Aging. New York: SAGE Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781412976589

Piccinin, A. M., Muniz, G., Sparks, C., & Bontempo, D. E. (2011). An evaluation of analytical approaches for understanding change in cognition in the context of aging and health. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 66B(1), i36-49. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbr038.

Schnurr, P. P., & Aldwin, C. M. (1993).  Military service: Long term effects on adult development. 351-356.

Schnurr, P. P., Lunney, C. A., Sengupta, A., &  Spiro, A. III. (2005). A longitudinal study of retirement in older male veterans. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(3), 561-566.

Schnurr, P. P, & Spiro, A, III. (1999). Combat exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, and health behaviors as predictors of self-reported physical health in older veterans. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 187(6), 353-359.

Schnurr, P. P., Spiro, A. III., Aldwin, C. M., & Stukel, T. A. (1998). Physical symptom trajectories following trauma exposure: longitudinal findings from the normative aging study. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 186(9), 522-528.

Schnurr, P. P., Spiro, A. III., Vielhauer, M. J., Findler, M. N., & Hamblen, J. L. (2002). Trauma in the lives of older men: Findings from the Normative Aging Study. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 8(3), 175-187.

Schnurr, P. P., Spiro, A. III., & Paris, A. H. (2000). Physician-diagnosed medical disorders in relation to PTSD symptoms in older male military veterans. Health Psychology, 19(1), 91-97. doi: 10.1037/0278-6133.19.1.91

Settersten, R. A. (2006). When nations call: How wartime military service matters for the life course and aging. Research on Aging, 28(1), 12-36. doi: 10.1177/0164027505281577

Spiro, A. III., Schnurr, P. P., & Aldwin, C. M. (1994). Combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in older men. Psychology and aging, 9(1), 17-26. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.9.1.17

Spiro, A. III., Schnurr, P. P., & Aldwin, C. M. (1997). A life-span perspective on the effects of military service. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30, 91-128.

Spiro, A. III., Settersten, R. A., & Aldwin, C. M. (2016). Long-term outcomes of military service in aging and the life course: A positive re-envisioning. The Gerontologist, 56(1), 5-13. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv093

Usdansky, M. L., London, A. S., & Wilmoth, J. M. (2009). Veteran status, race‐ethnicity, and marriage among fragile families. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71(3), 768-786. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00632.x

Wilmoth, J. M., & London, A. S. (2010). Veteran status and men's health trajectories in later life.

Wilmoth, J. M., & London, A. S. (2011). Aging veterans: Needs and provisions. in R.A. Settersten, Jr. and J. L. Angel (eds.), Handbook of Sociology of Aging, New York: Springer. 

Wilmoth, J. M., & London, A. S. (2013). Life course perspectives on military service - table of contents.

Wilmoth, J. M., London, A. S., & Parker, W. M. (2010). Military service and men's health trajectories in later life. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 65(6), 744-755. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbq072

Wilmoth, J. M., London, A. S., & Parker, W. M. (2011). Sex differences in the relationship between military service status and functional limitations and disabilities. Population Research and Policy Review, 30(3), 333-354. doi: 10.1007/s11113-010-9191-0