Accession Number:

ADA495051

Title:

Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR). Volume 16, Number 2, February 2009

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES HEALTH SURVEILLANCE CENTER SILVER SPRING MD

Report Date:

2009-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

This report describes the natures and frequencies of mental disorder-related medical encounters of active component U.S. service members before and after their first deployment to Afghanistan or Iraq. In addition, the report assesses relationships between natures and timing of predeployment and postdeployment mental disorder-related medical encounters. The findings may inform policies and practices regarding predeployment medical assessments of future deploying service members.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE