Mental health care still a minefield at the front

Vogel, Lauren
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, pE257
Academic Journal
The article discusses the provision of mental health care to Canadian soldiers at the front. It says that one of forward psychiatry's challenges is balancing the duty of helping the patients and maintaining manpower at the same time. It tells that one of the measures initiated by the Canadian Forces to improve the medical care of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients was the reinforcement of confidentiality. It adds that military leaders are also involved in the delivery of early care.


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