Below are some of the resources we have used to better develop our understanding of the role of therapeutic scuba in the lives of disabled veterans.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (2019). 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report, Office of Mental Health and Suicide.
Morgan, A., Sinclair, H., Tan, A., Thomas, E., & Castle, R. (2018). Can scuba diving offer therapeutic benefit to military Veterans experiencing physical and psychological injuries as a result of combat? A service evaluation of Deptherapy UK. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(23), 2832–2840. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1480667.
Davis-Berman, J., Berman, D., & Berman, N. D. (2018). Outdoor Programs as Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans: Issues and Evidence. Best Practices in Mental Health, 14(2), 9–20.
Supik, K. A. (2018). Taking the Next Breath: Veteran Readjustment, Nature, and Mental Wellness at Operation Scuba. Thesis.
Lundberg, N., Taniguchi, S., Mcgovern, R., & Smith, S. (2016). Female Veterans Involvement in Outdoor Sports and Recreation. Journal of Leisure Research, 48(5), 413–430. doi: 10.18666/jlr-2016-v48-i5-6897.
Rogers, S. D., Loy, D., & Brown-Bochicchio, C. (2016). Sharing a New Foxhole With Friends: The Impact of Outdoor Recreation on Injured Military. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 50(3), 213–227. doi: 10.18666/trj-2016-v50-i3-2837.
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Cater, C. I. (2008). The Life Aquatic: Scuba Diving and the Experiential Imperative. Tourism in Marine Environments, 5(4), 233–244. doi: 10.3727/154427308788714777.
Carin-Levy, G., & Jones, D. (2007). Psychosocial Aspects of Scuba Diving for People with Physical Disabilities: An Occupational Science Perspective. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(1), 6–14. doi: 10.2182/cjot.06.07.