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Presentation
Pregnancy and Mental Health Care Among Women Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
Women’s Health Research Faculty Publications
  • Kristin M. Mattocks, University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
  • Melissa Skanderson, Yale University
  • Joseph Goulet, Yale University
  • Sally Haskell, Yale University
  • Elizabeth M. Yano, University of California - Los Angeles
  • Erin Krebs, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Amy Justice, Yale University
  • Cynthia Brandt, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
Date
6-1-2009
Document Type
Presentation
Abstract

Presentation 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.

Comments

Presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting in June 2009.

Citation Information
Kristin M. Mattocks, Melissa Skanderson, Joseph Goulet, Sally Haskell, et al.. "Pregnancy and Mental Health Care Among Women Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kristin_mattocks/19/