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Mental Health Status and Perceived Barriers to Seeking Treatment in Rural Reserve Component Veterans

Description
Reports on National Guard and Reserve troops from the Appalachian Region in Pennsylvania who returned from deployment. Addresses demographics, deployment history, barriers to seeking treatment, help-seeking behaviors, mental health symptoms, and sources of stress. Discusses rural and urban differences, including transportation barriers and attitudes towards seeking mental health treatment.
Author(s)
Elizabeth A. Bennett, Michael Crabtree, Mary E. Schaffer, Thomas W. Britt
Citation
Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 26(3), 113-136
Date
2011
Type
Document
Organization
Southern Rural Sociological Association
Tagged as
Access · Appalachia · Mental health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Veterans · Pennsylvania