Impact of the seeking safety program on clinical outcomes among homeless female veterans with psychiatric disorders.

@article{Desai2008ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the seeking safety program on clinical outcomes among homeless female veterans with psychiatric disorders.},
  author={Rani A. Desai and Ilan Harpaz-Rotem and Lisa M Najavits and Robert A. Rosenheck},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={996-1003}
}
OBJECTIVE Seeking Safety is a manualized cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention that is designed to treat clients with comorbid substance abuse and trauma histories. This study examined its effectiveness when used with homeless women veterans with psychiatric or substance abuse problems at 11 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers that had Homeless Women Veterans Programs. METHODS The intervention consists of 25 sessions that cover topics to help build safety in clients' lives and… CONTINUE READING
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