Forward psychiatry - early intervention for mental health problems among UK armed forces in Afghanistan.

@article{Jones2017ForwardP,
  title={Forward psychiatry - early intervention for mental health problems among UK armed forces in Afghanistan.},
  author={Norman Jones and Nicola T. Fear and Simon Wessely and Gursimran Thandi and Neil Greenberg},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2017},
  volume={39},
  pages={66-72}
}
BACKGROUND This observational study examined return to duty (RTD) rates following receipt of early mental health interventions delivered by deployed mental health practitioners. METHOD In-depth clinical interviews were conducted among 975 UK military personnel referred for mental health assessment whilst deployed in Afghanistan. Socio-demographic, military, operational, clinical and therapy outcomes were recorded in an electronic health record database. Rates and predictors of EVAC were the… CONTINUE READING
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