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Australian military and veterans' mental health care: improving assessment of military personnel and veterans

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Wallace, Dunca and Lane, Jonathan and Heffernan, Kristi and Nas Jones, Carolyn, Australian military and veterans' mental health care: improving assessment of military personnel and veterans, Australasian Psychiatry, 29, (2) pp. 153-156. ISSN 1039-8562 (2021) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1177/1039856220943043

Abstract

Objective: To describe key practical knowledge and skill components required for clinicians involved with the assessment of military personnel and veterans.

Conclusions: Assessment of military and veterans' mental health issues involves a tailored history-taking process that includes specific aspects of service, transition and reporting requirements. Recommendations for the detailed assessment of military personnel and veterans are provided. Comorbid conditions, chronic pain and the needs of both women and older veterans are also discussed.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:military, veterans, mental health, posttraumatic stress disorder
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Clinical sciences
Research Field:Pain
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public health (excl. specific population health)
Objective Field:Mental health
UTAS Author:Lane, Jonathan (Dr Jon Lane)
ID Code:152408
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2022-08-18
Last Modified:2022-08-18
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