Death From Specific Causes Up for Veterans With PTSD

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- Among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), all-cause mortality is elevated, especially death from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis, according to a study published online June 24 in the American...
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SUMMARY BACKGROUND: Depression and anxiety disorders (DAD) are the most prevalent mental health conditions worldwide. Among the adult population served in basic care, it is estimated that depression affects about 14.3% of these individuals worldwide, and between 21.4% and 31% in Brasil. Anxiety affects up to 33.7% of the population during their lifetimes. OBJECTIVES: estimate the prevalence proportions of DAD among patients in a municipality in Northeast Brasil and study the association between DAD and cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS: a cross-sectional study with the medical records of patients from primary care cente...
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MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- U.S. veterans with PTSD are twice as likely as the general population to die from suicide, accidents and viral hepatitis, a new study finds. Veterans with PTSD also have a higher risk of death from diabetes and liver...
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Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jenna A. Forehand, Talya Peltzman, Christine Leonard Westgate, Natalie B. Riblet, Bradley V. Watts, Brian ShinerIntroductionPublished research indicates that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased mortality. However, causes of death among treatment-seeking patients with PTSD remain poorly characterized. The study objective was to describe causes of death among Veterans with PTSD to inform preventive interventions for this treatment population.MethodsA retrospective cohort study was conducted f...
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
(Elsevier) According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, United States Veterans seeking treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at increased risk of death compared with the general population. Veterans with PTSD are twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis than the general population. Veterans with PTSD are also more likely to die from diabetes and chronic liver disease than the general population.
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