Mental health problems, use of mental health services, and attrition from military service after returning from deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan.

  title={Mental health problems, use of mental health services, and attrition from military service after returning from deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan.},
  author={Charles William Hoge and Jennifer L. Auchterlonie and Charles S. Milliken},
  volume={295 9},
CONTEXT The US military has conducted population-level screening for mental health problems among all service members returning from deployment to Afghanistan, Iraq, and other locations. To date, no systematic analysis of this program has been conducted, and studies have not assessed the impact of these deployments on mental health care utilization after deployment. OBJECTIVES To determine the relationship between combat deployment and mental health care use during the first year after return… 

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