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Identification and treatment of TBI and co-occurring psychiatric symptoms among OEF/OIF/OND veterans seeking mental health services within the State of Colorado: establishing consensus for best practices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23325070     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper highlights the results of a consensus meeting regarding best practices for the assessment and treatment of co-occurring traumatic brain injury (TBI) and mental health (MH) problems among Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn Veterans seeking care in non-Veterans Affairs Colorado community MH settings. Twenty individuals with expertise in TBI screening, assessment, and intervention, as well as the state MH system, convened to establish and review questions and assumptions regarding care for this Veteran population. Unanimous consensus regarding best practices was achieved. Recommendations for improving care for Veterans seeking care in community MH settings are provided.
Jennifer H Olson-Madden; Lisa A Brenner; Bridget B Matarazzo; Gina M Signoracci;
Publication Detail:
Type:  Consensus Development Conference; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2013-01-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Community mental health journal     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1573-2789     ISO Abbreviation:  Community Ment Health J     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-01     Completed Date:  2013-10-21     Revised Date:  2014-04-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0005735     Medline TA:  Community Ment Health J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  220-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Afghan Campaign 2001-
Brain Injuries / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  psychology,  therapy*
Colorado / epidemiology
Disability Evaluation
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Mass Screening
Mental Health Services / utilization
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Stress Disorders, Traumatic / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  psychology,  therapy*
Trauma Severity Indices
United States
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans / psychology*
David B Arciniegas / ; Beth K Yudofsky / ; Stuart C Yudofsky / ; Teresa Ashman / ; Heather Belanger / ; James A Haley / ; Jennifer Bogner / ; Kathleen Chard / ; John D Corrigan / ; Nancy Cutter / ; Judy Dettmer / ; Robin Hanks / ; Cindy Harrison-Felix / ; Beth Lonergan / ; Maria Schultheis / ; Geoffrey Smith / ; Rodney Vanderploeg / ; Jennifer J Vasterling / ; Shari Wade / ; Hal Wortzel /
Erratum In:
Community Ment Health J. 2014 Apr;50(3):373
Note: Arciniegas, David B [added]

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