Preliminary analysis of posttraumatic stress disorder screening within specialty clinic setting for OIF/OEF veterans seeking care for neck or back pain.

@article{Dunn2011PreliminaryAO,
  title={Preliminary analysis of posttraumatic stress disorder screening within specialty clinic setting for OIF/OEF veterans seeking care for neck or back pain.},
  author={Andrew S. Dunn and Terri F Julian and Lance R Formolo and Bart N Green and David R Chicoine},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={493-502}
}
Escalating prevalence estimates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among recently returning Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) veterans highlight the need for early detection and management for reducing chronic mental illness and disability. Because PTSD and chronic pain are common comorbid conditions among veterans, PTSD screening within specialty clinic settings addressing musculoskeletal pain may be of value. This retrospective study evaluated measures of… CONTINUE READING