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Combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, mental health problems and barriers to care.
TLDR
The findings indicate that among the study groups there was a significant risk of mental health problems and that the subjects reported important barriers to receiving mental health services, particularly the perception of stigma among those most in need of such care.
Perceived parental burden and service use for child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
TLDR
Significant predictors of perceived burden were levels of child symptomatology and impairment and parental mental health problems, and children's depressive and anxiety disorders were associated with less burden than other diagnoses.
Association of posttraumatic stress disorder with somatic symptoms, health care visits, and absenteeism among Iraq war veterans.
TLDR
The high prevalence of PTSD and its strong association with physical health problems among Iraq war veterans have important implications for delivery of medical services.
Prevalence of mental health problems, treatment need, and barriers to care among primary care-seeking spouses of military service members involved in Iraq and Afghanistan deployments.
TLDR
The data show spouses have similar rates of mental health problems compared to soldiers, and services were most often received from primary care physicians, rather than specialty mental health professionals, which may relate to the lack of availability ofmental health services for spouses on military installations.
Combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, mental health problems, and barriers to care.
TLDR
It is indicated that among the study groups there was a significant risk of mental health problems and that the subjects reported important barriers to receiving mental health services, particularly the perception of stigma among those most in need of such care.
Mental disorders among U.S. military personnel in the 1990s: association with high levels of health care utilization and early military attrition.
TLDR
Mental disorders appear to represent the most important source of medical and occupational morbidity among active-duty U.S. military personnel and provide new population-based evidence that mental disorders are common, disabling, and costly to society.
The occupational burden of mental disorders in theU.S. military: psychiatric hospitalizations, involuntary separations, and disability.
TLDR
In the military, the occupational impact of mental disorders compared with other medical conditions appears to be mediated not only by greater disease chronicity and severity but also by a variety of behavioral problems including misconduct, legal problems, unauthorized absences, and alcohol/drug-related problems.
The Prevalence of Serious Emotional Disturbance: A Re-Analysis of Community Studies
TLDR
Estimates of SED are critically dependent on the method used to define diagnosis and functional impairment, which were similar to the estimate of prevalence of Serious Mental Illness (SMI) in adults.
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