Medical Care Needs of Returning Veterans with PTSD: Their Other Burden

@article{Frayne2010MedicalCN,
  title={Medical Care Needs of Returning Veterans with PTSD: Their Other Burden},
  author={MPH Susan M. Frayne and BA VictorY.Chiu and Samina Iqbal and MS EricA.Berg and BA KaajalJ.Laungani and Ruth Cronkite and Joanne Pavao MPH and Rachel Kimerling},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={33-39}
}
There has been considerable focus on the burden of mental illness (including post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD) in returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans, but little attention to the burden of medical illness in those with PTSD. (1) Determine whether the burden of medical illness is higher in women and men OEF/OIF veterans with PTSD than in those with No Mental Health Conditions (MHC). (2) Identify conditions common in those with PTSD. Cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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