Telephone Veteran Peer Coaching for Mental Health Treatment Engagement among Rural Veterans: The Importance of Secondary Outcomes and Qualitative Data in a Randomized Controlled Trial
Presents a study of telephone motivational coaching for veterans receiving primary care in rural VA clinics in Northern California and Louisiana. Compares 272 veterans who screened positive for mental health problems, examining impacts of veteran peer motivational coaching on depression, quality of life, posttraumatic stress disorder, and self-care. Discusses barriers to mental healthcare for rural veterans.
Karen H. Seal, Jeffrey M. Pyne, Jennifer K. Manuel, et al.
The Journal of Rural Health
Access · Depression · Health screening · Mental health · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · Telehealth · Veterans · California · Louisiana