Are Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using mental health services? New data from a national random-sample survey.

@article{Elbogen2013AreIA,
  title={Are Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using mental health services? New data from a national random-sample survey.},
  author={Eric B Elbogen and H. Ryan Wagner and Sally C. Johnson and Patricia M Kinneer and Han Kang and Jennifer Vasterling and Christine Timko and Jean C. Beckham},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2013},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={134-41}
}
OBJECTIVE This study analyzed data from a national survey of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to improve understanding of mental health services use and perceived barriers. METHODS The National Post-Deployment Adjustment Survey randomly sampled post-9/11 veterans separated from active duty or in the Reserves or National Guard. The corrected response rate was 56% (N=1,388). RESULTS Forty-three percent screened positive for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression, or alcohol… CONTINUE READING