Healing the warrior: admission of two American Indian war-veteran cohort groups to a specialized inpatient PTSD unit.

@article{Scurfield1995HealingTW,
  title={Healing the warrior: admission of two American Indian war-veteran cohort groups to a specialized inpatient PTSD unit.},
  author={Raymond M Scurfield},
  journal={American Indian and Alaska native mental health research : journal of the National Center},
  year={1995},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={1-22}
}
The American Lake VA Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment Program provides intensive inpatient treatment for war-related PTSD and associated conditions. As part of a substantial outreach effort to American Indians (AI) in the Northwest U.S., the program significantly modified its admission criteria and treatment to be more clinically and culturally relevant. An all-AI cohort, and then a group that was 50% AI, were admitted. Highlighted are lessons learned regarding: treating… CONTINUE READING

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