"No Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Lithuania": National Health Care Fails to Identify PTSD.

@article{Kazlauskas2017NoPS,
  title={"No Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Lithuania": National Health Care Fails to Identify PTSD.},
  author={Evaldas Kazlauskas and Paulina Zelviene and Jonas Eimontas},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={99-102}
}
Lithuanian National Health Insurance (NHI) registry data from 2014 and 2015 were used to estimate the annual rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related disorders in Lithuania. A large gap was found between 12-month PTSD prevalence based on epidemiological data and annual PTSD rates based on health care service utilization in Lithuania. Estimations from the health care service's utilization data revealed that only about 0.01% to 0.02% of the population in Lithuania is… CONTINUE READING
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