Pregnancy and Mental Health Care Among Women Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
AuthorsMattocks, Kristin M.
Yano, Elizabeth M.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Quantitative Health Sciences
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AbstractPresentation looking at pregnancy and mental health care in the VA system. Documents a study examining the prevalence of pregnancy care and comparing the mental health diagnoses among pregnant and non-pregnant women in VA care. Then examining the degree to which pregnant veterans receive VA mental health care during their pregnancy. Concludes that pregnant women veterans using VA care have a substantial mental health burden.
Permanent Link to this Itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/51041
Presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting in June 2009.