Outcome of intensive inpatient treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Johnson1996OutcomeOI,
  title={Outcome of intensive inpatient treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={David Robert Johnson and Robert Rosenheck and Alan F. Fontana and Hadar Lubin and Dennis S. Charney and Steven M. Southwick},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={153 6},
  pages={771-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This study analyzed the outcome of a 4-month intensive inpatient program for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Vietnam veterans. METHOD The subjects were 51 male veterans with PTSD who completed the inpatient treatment program. Comprehensive measures of PTSD and psychiatric symptoms, as well as social functioning, were assessed at admission, discharge, and 6, 12, and 18 months after discharge. RESULTS The overall study group showed an increase in symptoms… CONTINUE READING