Moral Injury, Mental Health, and Behavioral Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

  title={Moral Injury, Mental Health, and Behavioral Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review of the Literature.},
  author={Nicole A Hall and Adam T Everson and Madison R Billingsley and Mary Beth Miller},
  journal={Clinical psychology \& psychotherapy},
BACKGROUND Despite a burgeoning of research on moral injury in the past decade, existing reviews have not explored the breadth of consequences and the multitude of pathways through which moral injury and potentially morally injurious experiences (PMIEs) influence mental and behavioral health outcomes. PURPOSE To identify associations between moral injury on mental and behavioral health. PROCEDURE Literature searches of psychological and medical databases were conducted through April 2020… 
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