What Is the Impact of Using Evidence-Based Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in Veterans?

by Beau Kilmer, Christine Eibner, Jeanne S. Ringel, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

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Abstract

If all veterans suffering from major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder were to receive evidence-based treatments, policy simulations suggest that cost savings generated would be $138 million (15 percent) over two years.

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