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An experimental design in which the levels of the factors are random, in the sense that they are drawn at random from a population of levels rather than fixed by an investigator. They are used when there is a large number of categories or levels of a factor.

Citation: Vogt, W. P. (2005). Dictionary of statistics & methodology: A nontechnical guide for the social sciences (3rd edition).Sage Publications.

Category: Methodology

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Randomization is the process through which study subjects are randomly assigned to particular conditions.

Citation: Maruyama, G. and Ryan, C. S. (2014) Research Methods in Social Relations. West Sussex: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Category: Methodology

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A randomized control trial is a research design used to test the efficacy of interventions. Intervention and comparison groups are randomly assigned to appropriately measure the relationships between the intervention and outcome.

Citation: Lewis-Beck, M., Bryman, A., & Liao, T. (2004). The SAGE encyclopedia of social science research methods (Vols. 1–3). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412950589

Category: Methodology

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“An achieved military status, representing a level of responsibility and attainment of knowledge, expertise, and leadership skills.”

Citation: Blaisure, K. R., Saathoff-Wells, T., Pereira, A., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Dombro, A. L. (2015). Serving military families-theories, research, and application. Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Category: Military

Re-experiencing is the most typical symptom of PTSD. This is when a person involuntarily and vividly relives the traumatic event in the form of: flashbacks; nightmares; repetitive and distressing images or sensations; physical sensations, such as pain, sweating, feeling sick or trembling. Some people have constant negative thoughts about their experience, repeatedly asking themselves questions that prevent them coming to terms with the event.

Citation: NHS. (2018). Symptoms- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. NHS choices. https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/symptoms/.

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

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Readiness is "the ability of military forces to fight and meet the demands of assigned missions."

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

Category: Military

The Ready Reserve consists of "the Selected Reserve and Individual Ready Reserve" and is "liable for active duty."

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

Category: Military

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An attempt to reframe the meaning of another person’s actions or situation.

Citation: Gross, J. J. (1998). Antecedent- and response-focused emotion regulation: Divergent consequences for experience, expression, and physiology. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74(1), 224 –237. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.74.1.224

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

“Military personnel who remain at the home installation when there is a deployment of the unit to combat or to another military operation.”

Citation: Blaisure, K. R., Saathoff-Wells, T., Pereira, A., MacDermidWadsworth, S., & Dombro, A. L. (2015). Serving military families -theories, research, and application. Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Category: Military

Recall bias occurs when a participant's memory prior to a treatment is altered by the outcomes of the treatment.

Category: Methodology

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