Effectiveness of mental health screening and coordination of in-theater care prior to deployment to Iraq: a cohort study.


OBJECTIVE The authors assessed the effectiveness of a systematic method of predeployment mental health screening to determine whether screening decreased negative outcomes during deployment in Iraq's combat setting. METHOD Primary care providers performed directed mental health screenings during standard predeployment medical screening. If indicated, on… (More)
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10091303


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