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Title Major depressive disorder in veterans : antidepressant use and suicide prevention / Casey P. Barton, editor
Published New York : Novinka, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 94 pages)
Series Military and veteran issues
Military and veteran issues.
Contents Health Care for Veterans: Suicide Prevention -- Statement of Dr. Harold Kudler, Chief Mental Health Consultant, Veterans Health Administration. Hearing on "Mental Health and Suicide Among Veterans" -- VA Health Care: Improvements Needed in Monitoring Antidepressant Use for Major Depressive Disorder and in Increasing Accuracy of Suicide Data
Summary In 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimated that about 1.5 million veterans required mental health care, including services for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). MDD is a debilitating mental illness related to reduced quality of life and productivity, and increased risk for suicide. VA also plays a role in suicide prevention. This book begins with a brief overview of the public health framework for suicide prevention, which forms the basis for both the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and the VHA's approach to suicide prevention. The book discusses suicide surveillance; s..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Depression, Mental -- Treatment.
Veterans -- Mental health services -- United States.
Veterans -- Mental health -- United States.
Veterans -- Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Barton, Casey P., editor
ISBN 1634825624 (electronic bk)
9781634825627 (electronic bk)