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Invited Commentary
July 2016

Extending Collaborative Care for Posttraumatic Mental Health

Author Affiliations
  • 1National Center for PTSD, Executive Division, White River Junction, Vermont
  • 2Department of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, New Hampshire
JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(7):956-957. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.2537

Since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there has been increased awareness of the effect of military deployment on the mental health of the men and women who serve in uniform. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression are among the most common mental health disorders in this population.1 Collaborative care offers a promising strategy for meeting their needs.

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