Changing patterns of care for war-related post-traumatic stress disorder at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers: the use of performance data to guide program development.

Abstract

This study traces the development of services for war-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) provided at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. During the 1980s, long-stay inpatient programs were the major source of specialized VA treatment for PTSD, and an initial effort at development of specialized outpatient clinics resulted in… (More)

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