PTSD and physical comorbidity among women receiving Medicaid: results from service-use data.

@article{Seng2006PTSDAP,
  title={PTSD and physical comorbidity among women receiving Medicaid: results from service-use data.},
  author={Julia Seng and Mary Kathleen Clark and Ann Marie McCarthy and David L. Ronis},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={45-56}
}
Patterns of physical comorbidity among women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were explored using Michigan Medicaid claims data. PTSD-diagnosed women (n = 2,133) were compared with 14,948 randomly selected women in three health outcome areas: ICD-9 categories of disease, chronic conditions associated with sexual assault history in previous research, and reproductive health conditions. PTSD was associated with increased risk of all categories of diseases (OR range = 1.3-4.8… CONTINUE READING
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