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The VHAS investigates exposure to armed conflict during the Vietnam War and the health and aging of Vietnamese war survivors

Publications and Papers Under Review


Zimmer, Z, Fraser, K., Korinek, K., Akbulut-Yuskel, M., Young, Y.M., and Tran, K.T.  Forthcoming. War across the life course: Examining the impact of exposure to conflict on a comprehensive inventory of health measures in an aging Vietnamese population. International Journal of Epidemiology. 

Korinek, K., Young, Y.M., Teerawichitchainan, B., Chuc, N. T. K., Kovnick, M., & Zimmer, Z. (2020). Is war hard on the heart? Gender, wartime stress and late life cardiovascular conditions in a population of Vietnamese older adults. Social Science & Medicine265, 113380.  View on Elsevier

Korinek, K., Teerawichitchainan, B., Zimmer, Z., Brindle, E., Nguyen, T. K. C., Nguyen, H. M., & Tran, K. T. (2019). Design and measurement in a study of war exposure, health, and aging: protocol for the Vietnam Health and Aging StudyBMC Public Health19(1), 1–11.

Korinek, K., Loebach, P., & Trinh, H. N. (2017). Military service and smoking in a cohort of northern Vietnamese older adultsInternational Journal of Public Health62(1), 43–51.

Korinek, K., Loebach, P., & Teerawichitchainan, B. (2016). Physical and Mental Health Consequences of War-related Stressors Among Older Adults: An Analysis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Arthritis in Northern Vietnamese War SurvivorsThe Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences155(6), 1157–1102. 

Korinek, K., & Teerawichitchainan, B. (2014). Military Service, Exposure to Trauma, and Health in Older Adulthood: An Analysis of Northern Vietnamese Survivors of the Vietnam WarAmerican Journal of Public Health104(8), 1478–1487.

Teerawichitchainan, B., & Korinek, K. (2012). The long-term impact of war on health and wellbeing in Northern Vietnam: Some glimpses from a recent surveySocial Science & Medicine74(12), 1995–2004.

 

Papers Under Review


Kovnick, M., Young, Y., Teerawichitchainan, B., Tran, N., Tran, K.T., and Korinek, K. Early Life War Exposure and Mental Health among Older Adults in Northern and Central Vietnam. [Manuscript submitted for publication].

Young, Y., Korinek, K., & Nguyen, H. M. (n.d.). A Life Course Perspective on War Exposure and the Migration Histories of northern Vietnamese War Survivors [Manuscript submitted for publication].

Young, Y., Korinek, K., Zimmer, Z., & Tran, T. K. (n.d.). Assessing War-related Trauma Exposure in Older Vietnamese War Survivors [Manuscript submitted for publication].

 

Conference Presentations


Korinek, K., Zimmer, Z., Teerawichitchainan, B., Young, Y.M., Kovnick, M., Long, C., and Tran, K.T. (2021, May). Cognitive Function in the Context of Early Life Wartime Stress Exposure: An Analysis of Cognitive Decline in a Cohort of Vietnamese Older Adults. Paper accepted for presentation at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri.

Kovnick, M., Young, Y., Tran, N., & Korinek, K. (2020, August 8). The Impact of Early Life War Exposure on Late Life Mental Health in a Vietnamese PopulationPower, Inequality and Resistance at Work. Paper accepted for the 115th ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Young, Y., Korinek, K., & Nguyen, H. M. (2020, July 14). A Life Course Perspective on War Exposure, Migration History, and Later Life Wellbeing of Northern Vietnamese War SurvivorsChallenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality Paper accepted for the meeting of the 4th ISA Forum of Sociology, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Korinek, K., Young, Y., Tran, N., Kovnick, M., & Nguyen, T. K. C. (2020, June 1). Gender, Exposure to Wartime Stressors and PTSD in Late Life – An Analysis of the Vietnam Health and Aging Study. Paper accepted for the 26th biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Island of Rhodes, Greece.

Korinek, K., Young, Y., Teerawichitchainan, B., Nguyen, T. K. C., Kovnick, M., & Zimmer Z. (2020, April 24). Wartime Stress Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease in Later Life: An Analysis of War Survivors in the Vietnam Health and Aging Study. Paper accepted for the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, D.C.

Zimmer, Z., Fraser, K., Korinek, K., Akbulut-Yuksel, & M., Toan, T. K., (2020, April 23). War across the life course: Examining the impact of conflict exposure on a comprehensive inventory of health measures in an aging Vietnamese population.  Paper accepted for the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, D.C.

Korinek, K., Brindle, E., Schmidt, J., Tran, T. K., Young, Y., & Zimmer, Z. (2020, April 22). How Do War and Stress Contribute to Subjective Age? An Analysis of Biological, Psychosocial and Life Course Stress Factors in the Vietnam Health and Aging StudyPAA Biomarker Network Meeting. Paper accepted for the meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, D.C.

 

Working Papers


Teerawichitchainan, B., Korinek, K., Zimmer, Z., & Nguyen, H. M.  (n.d.). Vietnam’s Long Shadows of War: Trauma Exposure, Social Support, and Later-life Health among Vietnamese Survivors [Manuscript in preparation]. 

Tran, N. (n.d.). Age at first marriage and completed fertility: How war exposure affect? How intergenerational support predict the elderly's mental health?  [Manuscript in preparation]. Department of Sociology, University of Utah.

Last Updated: 12/14/20