This Viewpoint reports on the range of policy solutions proposed to address concerns about whether the Veterans Health Administration can adequately address the challenges in meeting the need for veterans’ care, especially in behavioral health.
This cohort study evaluates military sexual trauma as an independent risk factor for homelessness among male and female veterans.
This Viewpoint suggests that the assertion that prolonged exposure or cognitive processing therapy should be the dominant evidence-based treatments for war-related PTSD is simplistic and may at times be unhelpful or contraindicated.
This Viewpoint discusses true evidence-based practice and using it to personalize treatment for military veterans and servicemembers with posttraumatic stress disorder.
This survey of 3 cohorts of women veterans from the Vietnam era assesses whether lifetime and current prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder vary by location of service, with adjustment for demographics, military service, and wartime exposures.
This survey of Vietnam war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms who underwent a similar assessment 25 years ago suggests that symptoms remain during the 4 decades after the war and that more than twice as many experience deterioration of symptoms compared with improvement.
This retrospective cohort design uses administrative data to examine the association between deployment and suicide among all 3.9 million US military personnel who served during Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom, including suicides that occurred after separation.
This pragmatic effectiveness trial finds that telemedicine-based collaborative care can successfully engage rural veterans in evidence-based psychotherapy to improve outcomes of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Eftekhari et al evaluated the effectiveness of prolonged exposure therapy as implemented in a
large number of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder as part of ongoing efforts to transform
care in a large health care system.