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Healthcare 2018, 6(3), 94;

Veteran Treatments: PTSD Interventions

Urban Studies Institute, University of Louisville, 426 West Bloom Street, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
Received: 3 July 2018 / Revised: 31 July 2018 / Accepted: 2 August 2018 / Published: 6 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans)
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has resulted in high social costs in terms of the lingering inability of veterans to adapt to societal norms. These costs accrue to individual veterans, their families, friends, and others. In addition, society suffers from the lost productivity of veterans. There is a need to pay greater attention to the extant literature regarding the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of various interventions. This study reviews the most relevant research regarding PTSD, veterans, interventions, treatment, counseling, job training and medication. Increasing awareness of the existing state of knowledge can lead to better targeting of resources and better health outcomes. View Full-Text
Keywords: post-traumatic stress disorder; meta-analysis; veterans; treatment; interventions post-traumatic stress disorder; meta-analysis; veterans; treatment; interventions
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