The survey asks for demographic information (age, sex, etc ), deployment experience(s), physical and mental health problems and treatments or wellness practices that Gulf War veterans may or may not be currently using.
What does GWV stand for?
GWV stands for Gulf War Veterans
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
See other definitions of GWV
We have 3 other meanings of GWV in our Acronym Attic
- George Washington University Law School
- George Washington University Medical Center
- Gesellschaft zur Wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung von Parawissenschaften Ev (German: Society for the scientific investigation of scientific anomolies )
- Guided Wave Ultrasonic Testing (non-destructive testing)
- George Washington University Virginia Campus
- Geisinger Wyoming Valley (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
- Generation West Virginia (young professionals group)
- Global Wine Ventures, Ltd. (Australia)
- GoGo Worldwide Vacations (Ramsey, NJ)
- Gray, Whitley, Van der Valk, LLP (Canadian law firm)
- Gamewardens of Vietnam Association, Inc.
- Great Waters Vexillological Association
- Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society
- Global Wireless Venturing Forum (National University of Singapore)
- Guerrilla Warfare Video Fanzine
- Georgia War Veterans Home (Milledgeville, GA)
- Gulf War Veterans Health Study (Institute of Medicine; Washington, DC)
- Gulf War Veteran's Illnesses
- Gulf War Veterans Information System (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
- Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home
Samples in periodicals archive:
Among Gulf War veterans, the prevalence of symptoms is has frequently been associated with certain self-reported wartime exposures.
Researchers also should assemble large cohorts of Gulf War veterans to track the development of ALS, multiple sclerosis, brain cancer, and other conditions.
They also found evidence that suggests an elevated rate of ALS among Gulf War veterans.
Although nearly 30% of Gulf War veterans reported that they experienced some type of multisymptom illness, compared with about 16% among nondeployed veterans, there were no objective test results to support those reports, the IOM committee wrote.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to further answer medical questions involving veterans who served in the Gulf War, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved funding for 12 new research projects to better understand illnesses affecting some Gulf War veterans.
In response to the publicity surrounding Riordan's death--and the unremitting advocacy of Riordan's widow--then-Defence Minister Art Eggleton established a program to test Gulf War veterans at government-approved civilian laboratories.
The report said that up to 30 per cent of US Gulf War veterans have a 'complex of multiple chronic symptoms over and above expected rates in veterans who did not serve in the Gulf War'.