Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Associated With Combat Service in Iraq or Afghanistan: Reconciling Prevalence Differences Between Studies
The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 05/10/2012
Kok BC et al. – The weighted postdeployment posttraumatic stress disorder prevalence was 5.5% in population samples and 13.2% in operational infantry units. Both population–level and unit–specific studies provided valuable and unique information for public health purposes; understanding the military context is essential for interpreting prevalence studies.