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Capitol Health Call
July 14, 2010

Military Sexual Trauma

JAMA. 2010;304(2):148. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.878

A May 20 hearing of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs focused on the needs of veterans affected by military sexual trauma and how the Veterans Benefits Administration, Veterans Health Administration, and the Department of Defense can identify ways to better prevent, treat, and properly compensate these veterans. According to testimony presented at the hearing, 23% of female users of the Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system reported having experienced sexual assault while in the military.

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