Jon D Elhai

Summary

Affiliation: Disaster Mental Health Institute

Publications

  1. ncbi Outpatient medical and mental healthcare utilization models among military veterans: results from the 2001 National Survey of Veterans
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:858-67. 2008
  2. doi Statistical procedures for analyzing mental health services data
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    Psychiatry Res 160:129-36. 2008
  3. ncbi Mental health service use among American Red Cross disaster workers responding to the September 11, 2001 U.S. terrorist attacks
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street SDU 114, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    Psychiatry Res 143:29-34. 2006
  4. doi Reliability and validity of the Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Scale-Short Form
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street SDU 114, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:320-9. 2008
  5. doi Sociodemographic, perceived and objective need indicators of mental health treatment use and treatment-seeking intentions among primary care medical patients
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, United States
    Psychiatry Res 165:145-53. 2009
  6. ncbi Which instruments are most commonly used to assess traumatic event exposure and posttraumatic effects?: A survey of traumatic stress professionals
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:541-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Gender- and trauma-related predictors of use of mental health treatment services among primary care patients
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1505-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Examining the uniqueness of frequency and intensity symptom ratings in posttraumatic stress disorder assessment
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:940-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Varying cautionary instructions, monetary incentives, and comorbid diagnostic training in malingered psychopathology research
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    J Pers Assess 88:328-37. 2007
  10. ncbi The SCID PTSD module's trauma screen: validity with two samples in detecting trauma history
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:737-41. 2008

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Publications56

  1. ncbi Outpatient medical and mental healthcare utilization models among military veterans: results from the 2001 National Survey of Veterans
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:858-67. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate that need remains an important factor that drives healthcare use among veterans and does not seem to be overshadowed by socioeconomic factors that may create unfair disparities in treatment access...
  2. doi Statistical procedures for analyzing mental health services data
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    Psychiatry Res 160:129-36. 2008
    ..Implications of matching data analytic techniques appropriately with the often complexly distributed datasets of mental health services utilization variables are discussed...
  3. ncbi Mental health service use among American Red Cross disaster workers responding to the September 11, 2001 U.S. terrorist attacks
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street SDU 114, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    Psychiatry Res 143:29-34. 2006
    ..Findings support other recent research on MH service use after the September 11 attacks...
  4. doi Reliability and validity of the Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Scale-Short Form
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street SDU 114, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:320-9. 2008
    ..Implications for future research on mental healthcare use correlates are discussed, as well as the need for enhancing peoples' attitudes toward treatment...
  5. doi Sociodemographic, perceived and objective need indicators of mental health treatment use and treatment-seeking intentions among primary care medical patients
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, United States
    Psychiatry Res 165:145-53. 2009
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  6. ncbi Which instruments are most commonly used to assess traumatic event exposure and posttraumatic effects?: A survey of traumatic stress professionals
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:541-5. 2005
    ..Highest professional degree, time since degree award, and student status yielded no differences in extent of reported trauma assessment test use...
  7. ncbi Gender- and trauma-related predictors of use of mental health treatment services among primary care patients
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1505-9. 2006
    ..Use of mental health care was investigated as a function of gender, traumatic event frequency, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and attitudes toward treatment among 194 primary care patients...
  8. ncbi Examining the uniqueness of frequency and intensity symptom ratings in posttraumatic stress disorder assessment
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:940-4. 2006
    ..Implications for future PTSD clinical and research assessment are discussed, including the potential to decrease administration time for these commonly used PTSD measures, given their time-consuming nature...
  9. ncbi Varying cautionary instructions, monetary incentives, and comorbid diagnostic training in malingered psychopathology research
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    J Pers Assess 88:328-37. 2007
    ..We discuss malingering research design implications regarding the use of cautionary instructions, financial incentive levels, and comorbid training...
  10. ncbi The SCID PTSD module's trauma screen: validity with two samples in detecting trauma history
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:737-41. 2008
    ..Our results lend support to previous research establishing the SCID trauma screen as a useful screening device in settings where a more comprehensive trauma screen is not possible...
  11. ncbi Correlates of mental health service use intensity in the National Comorbidity Survey and National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, South Dakota Union 114, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1108-15. 2007
    ..This study explored sociodemographic and mental health correlates of intensity of mental health care use in two large-scale surveys, aiming to discover the set of correlates with the greatest predictive capacity...
  12. ncbi Psychiatric symptoms and health service utilization in rural and urban combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:701-4. 2004
    ..Rural combat PTSD patients therefore seem to have similar mental health needs compared with their urban counterparts, with important service delivery implications...
  13. doi Diagnostic alterations for post-traumatic stress disorder: examining data from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication and National Survey of Adolescents
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    Psychol Med 39:1957-66. 2009
    ..The present study examines the impact of using these structural models for the diagnosis of lifetime PTSD while retaining the DSM-IV PTSD's six-symptom diagnostic requirement...
  14. doi Reliability and validity of the Trauma Symptom Inventory with veterans evaluated for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jessica J Snyder
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 170:256-61. 2009
    ..Structural validity was also supported in confirmatory factor analyses, with a three-factor model, and a similar model merging two of these three factors, best fitting the observed data...
  15. ncbi Empirical examination of a proposed refinement to DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder symptom criteria using the National Comorbidity Survey Replication data
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:597-602. 2008
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  16. ncbi Symptom severity and lifetime and prospective health service use among military veterans evaluated for PTSD
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:178-84. 2007
    ..Health problems were related to prospective medical service use. Clinical and administrative implications in predicting health care use among trauma survivors are discussed...
  17. doi The PTSD symptom scale's latent structure: an examination of trauma-exposed medical patients
    James A Naifeh
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1355-68. 2008
    ..Implications of the results are discussed, and a framework is proposed for resolving discrepant findings in the PTSD CFA literature...
  18. ncbi Clinical profile differences between PTSD-diagnosed military veterans and crime victims
    James A Naifeh
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 2390, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 9:321-34. 2008
    ..Some potential implications of these findings and considerations for future research are discussed...
  19. ncbi Predictors of general medical and psychological treatment use among a national sample of peacekeeping veterans with health problems
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:580-9. 2007
    ..This study highlights the importance of an integrated primary care-mental health service delivery model for veterans...
  20. doi Differences in posttraumatic stress disorder diagnostic rates and symptom severity between Criterion A1 and non-Criterion A1 stressors
    Mary E Long
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1255-63. 2008
    ..Similar patterns of differences in PTSD scores between stressor types were also found across the three PTSD symptom criteria. Implications are discussed as to the ongoing controversy of the PTSD construct...
  21. ncbi Structural validity of the posttraumatic stress disorder checklist among college students with a trauma history
    Jon D Elhai
    The University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1471-8. 2007
    ..Results further attest to the PTSD Checklist's construct validity, and to research finding that PTSD avoidance and numbing constructs are distinct...
  22. ncbi Utility of the trauma symptom inventory's atypical response scale in detecting malingered post-traumatic stress disorder
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    Assessment 12:210-9. 2005
    ..66, NPP = .54). Although ATR was not developed as a malingered PTSD screen, instead serving as a general validity screen, caution is recommended in its current clinical use for detecting malingered PTSD...
  23. ncbi Clinical symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder-diagnosed Australian and United States Vietnam combat veterans: an MMPI-2 comparison
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, SDU 114, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:458-64. 2003
    ..Results suggest that American and Australian Vietnam combat PTSD samples are very similar to each other, with implications for the treatment outcome literature...
  24. ncbi Discriminating malingered from genuine civilian posttraumatic stress disorder: a validation of three MMPI-2 Infrequency scales (F, Fp, and Fptsd)
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    Assessment 11:139-44. 2004
    ..Analyses demonstrated Fptsd's incremental validity over F but not over Fp. Based on the two studies examining Fptsd, Fptsd may be more appropriate for combat trauma victims, and Fp may be more appropriate for civilian trauma victims...
  25. doi Rape myth acceptance, sexual trauma history, and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Shannon N Baugher
    University of South Dakota, Vermillion, USA
    J Interpers Violence 25:2036-53. 2010
    ..PTSD did not moderate RMA's relationship with attitudes toward women and GRI. This study has clinical implications for treatment as well as for the development of rape myth-dispelling programs...
  26. ncbi Clinical presentations in combat veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Heealth Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, 57069 2390, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:385-97. 2003
    ..1990). Clusters also were different in disability-seeking status, employment status, and income. Implications for research and clinical practice using the MMPI-2 with combat veterans presenting with PTSD are briefly addressed...
  27. doi Comparing posttraumatic stress disorder's symptom structure between deployed and nondeployed veterans
    Ryan M Engdahl
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, SD, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:1-6. 2011
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  28. doi Posttraumatic stress disorder, poor physical health and substance use behaviors in a national trauma-exposed sample
    Ariel L Del Gaizo
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, United States
    Psychiatry Res 188:390-5. 2011
    ..However, substance use behaviors did not significantly mediate the relationship between PTSD and poor physical health...
  29. doi An experimental comparison of index traumatic event queries in PTSD assessment
    James A Naifeh
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 24:155-60. 2010
    ..The queries varied in their emphasis on current distress and description of PTSD criteria. Findings revealed no significant differences between groups, providing preliminary support for the "worst event" method...
  30. pmc Social anxiety and disinhibition: an analysis of curiosity and social rank appraisals, approach-avoidance conflicts, and disruptive risk-taking behavior
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:925-39. 2008
    ..Conclusions about the nature of social anxiety may be compromised by not attending to existing differences in self-regulatory orientation and strategies...
  31. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and associated risk factors in Canadian peacekeeping veterans with health-related disabilities
    J Don Richardson
    Operational Stress Injury Clinic, Parkwood Hospital, St Joseph s Health Care London, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:510-8. 2007
    ..This study investigates posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its associated risk factors in a random, national, Canadian sample of United Nations peacekeeping veterans with service-related disabilities...
  32. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and health-related quality of life among a sample of treatment- and pension-seeking deployed Canadian Forces peacekeeping veterans
    J Don Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry, Univeristy of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:594-600. 2008
    ..To examine the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in deployed Canadian Forces peacekeeping veterans, addressing associations with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and depression severity...
  33. pmc US Department of Veterans Affairs disability policies for posttraumatic stress disorder: administrative trends and implications for treatment, rehabilitation, and research
    B Christopher Frueh
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawai i, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2143-5. 2007
    ..Current VA disability policies require fundamental reform to bring them into line with modern science and medicine, including current empirically supported concepts of resilience and psychiatric rehabilitation...
  34. doi Attitudes toward medical and mental health care delivered via telehealth applications among rural and urban primary care patients
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:166-70. 2008
    ..These findings support the feasibility of telehealth applications, particularly for rural patients who may not otherwise receive needed services...
  35. ncbi Age differences in posttraumatic stress disorder, psychiatric disorders, and healthcare service use among veterans in Veterans Affairs primary care clinics
    B Christopher Frueh
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:660-72. 2007
    ..To expand our understanding of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prevalence, its psychiatric characteristics, and service use among elderly veterans in Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care clinics...
  36. ncbi Disability compensation seeking among veterans evaluated for posttraumatic stress disorder
    B Christopher Frueh
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29401 5799, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:84-91. 2003
    ..This study sought to further examine the relationship between compensation-seeking status and reporting of symptoms among combat veterans who were evaluated for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  37. ncbi The Infrequency-Posttraumatic Stress Disorder scale (Fptsd) for the MMPI-2: development and initial validation with veterans presenting with combat-related PTSD
    Jon D Elhai
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    J Pers Assess 79:531-49. 2002
    ..Clinical implications are discussed concerning the use of Fptsd to assess disability-seeking veterans suspected of overreporting PTSD symptoms...
  38. ncbi MMPI-2 F scale elevations in adult victims of child sexual abuse
    Jill M Klotz Flitter
    Human Services Incorporated of Washington County, Oakdale, Minnesota, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:269-74. 2003
    ..Dissociation was the strongest predictor. Findings suggest that high F elevations may reflect genuine problem areas often found among CSA victims, rather than symptom overreporting...
  39. ncbi Service utilization among compensation-seeking veterans
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Psychiatr Q 75:333-41. 2004
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  40. ncbi Documented combat exposure of US veterans seeking treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    B Christopher Frueh
    Medical University of South Carolina, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 186:467-72; discussion 473-5. 2005
    ..There are concerns regarding the validity of combat exposure reports of veterans seeking treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within US Veterans Affairs Medical Centers...
  41. ncbi Subthreshold PTSD in primary care: prevalence, psychiatric disorders, healthcare use, and functional status
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:658-64. 2005
    ..These data indicate that clinicians may be overlooking a subset of individuals suffering from subsyndromal PTSD, suggesting the need to detect and serve these individuals better within healthcare settings...
  42. ncbi Psychometric properties of the PTSD Checklist with older primary care patients
    Joan M Cook
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:371-6. 2005
    ..It also revealed similar convergence with the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression scale, found in previous research. Implications for using the PTSD Checklist with community-dwelling older adults in primary care are discussed...
  43. ncbi Identification and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in rescue workers in the Marmara, Turkey, earthquake
    Mesut Cetin
    Department of Psychiatry, Gulhane Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Trauma Stress 18:485-9. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that identification with deceased victims, not rescue work per se, is the risk factor of concern for posttraumatic stress disorder in rescue workers...
  44. ncbi Assessment of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress in long-term care veterans: preliminary data on psychometrics and post-traumatic stress disorder prevalence
    Joan M Cook
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Mil Med 170:862-6. 2005
    ..The need for assessment and treatment of trauma exposure and PTSD in Veterans Affairs long-term care settings is emphasized...
  45. ncbi Elderly veterans with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder in specialty care
    B Christopher Frueh
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:75-9. 2004
  46. ncbi Association of PTSD and depression with medical and specialist care utilization in modern peacekeeping veterans in Canada with health-related disabilities
    J Don Richardson
    Operational Stress Injury Clinic, St Joseph s Health Care London, Parkwood Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1240-5. 2006
    ..We examined the relative associations between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression severity with medical and specialist care use in modern peacekeeping veterans with health-related disabilities...
  47. ncbi Screening for PTSD in public-sector mental health settings: the diagnostic utility of the PTSD checklist
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, and the Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:124-9. 2007
    ..Such data are critical to ensuring that public-sector mental health patients with trauma-related difficulties are identified and referred for appropriate services...
  48. ncbi Racial differences in psychiatric symptom patterns and service use in VA primary care clinics
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:410-3. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess racial differences in psychopathology and service use in a sample of African-American and Caucasian veterans...
  49. ncbi Anhedonia and emotional numbing in combat veterans with PTSD
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:457-67. 2006
    ..Results were consistent with research on the distinction of appetitive and aversive functioning, providing insight into the nature of PTSD...
  50. ncbi Replication and expansion of findings related to racial differences in veterans with combat-related PTSD
    Jeannine Monnier
    Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Depress Anxiety 16:64-70. 2002
    ..These results suggest that African American and Caucasian veterans with combat-related PTSD do not differ with regard to manifestation or severity of psychopathology...
  51. ncbi Telepsychiatry treatment outcome research methodology: efficacy versus effectiveness
    B Christopher Frueh
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:455-8. 2004
    ..The current state of telepsychiatry research necessitates efficacy studies, the outcomes from which can be used to inform future effectiveness studies...
  52. ncbi Promotion of evidence-based practices for child traumatic stress in rural populations: identification of barriers and promising solutions
    Lisa A Paul
    University of Wyoming, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 7:260-73. 2006
    ..The authors then briefly review promising evidence-based interventions for child traumatic stress and conclude by enumerating mechanisms for increasing rural populations' access to these services...
  53. ncbi Enhancing patient satisfaction and increasing treatment compliance: patient education as a fundamental component of PTSD treatment
    Matt J Gray
    Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071 3415, USA
    Psychiatr Q 75:321-32. 2004
    ..Participants reported very high satisfaction with services, increased awareness of PTSD treatment options, greater optimism and symptom improvement and enhanced motivation to continue with treatment as a result of attending the group...
  54. ncbi Service use and satisfaction among elderly former prisoners of war in South Carolina
    B Christopher Frueh
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401 5799, USA
    Mil Med 168:682-7. 2003
    ..This project was developed to evaluate the use of and satisfaction with Veteran's Affairs (VA) medical services and disability benefits among surviving elderly prisoners of war (POWs) in South Carolina...
  55. ncbi Therapist adherence and competence with manualized cognitive-behavioral therapy for PTSD delivered via videoconferencing technology
    B Christopher Frueh
    University of Hawai i, Hilo 96720, USA
    Behav Modif 31:856-66. 2007
    ..These data further support the use of TP to address shortages in access to mental health care...
  56. ncbi Trauma professionals' attitudes toward and utilization of evidence-based practices
    Matt J Gray
    University of Wyoming, USA
    Behav Modif 31:732-48. 2007
    ..Even respondents utilizing unsupported treatments espoused positive EBP opinions, suggesting that practitioners may hold widely varying evidentiary standards...