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Featured Research – R. L. Nevin and E. C. Ritchie, Service-Connected Disability Claim for Chronic Neuropsychiatric Adverse Effects From Mefloquine

“In 2014, a 56-year-old nondeployed U.S. Marine Corps veteran submitted a claim to the VA for disabling conditions. The veteran alleged these conditions were due to his exposure to mefloquine while in military service more than 2 decades earlier. The … Continue reading

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Stuart McCarthy – Disband the Army Malaria Institute and Prohibit Drug Trials on Australian Troops

The anti-malarial drug trial scandal that has embroiled the Australian Defence Force for the last two years simply won’t go away, despite the government’s best efforts to whitewash the controversy with a flawed “military justice” inquiry. There are growing calls … Continue reading

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PTSD as a “Diagnosis of Convenience”: Mefloquine, Tafenoquine and the Prevalence of Neuropsychiatric Disorders in ADF Veterans of East Timor and Bougainville

One of the problems that has perplexed many Australian government officials and veterans advocates in recent years is the disproportionately high number of Australian Defence Force (ADF) East Timor veterans who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is … Continue reading

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