Posttraumatic stress disorder: future directions in science and practice.

  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder: future directions in science and practice.},
  author={Terence M. Keane},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  volume={45 3},
Terence M. Keane, PhD For nearly 30 years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has led the scientific study of the effects of war on combatants. Beginning with the development of the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the American Psychiatric Association (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Third Edition) and World Health Organization (International Classification of Diseases) classification schemes, the VA has supported growth in the world’s… CONTINUE READING