TITLE

Is There a Role for Peer Support Delivered Interventions in the Treatment of Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

AUTHOR(S)
Jain, Shaili; McLean, Caitlin; Rosen, Craig S.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Military Medicine;May2012, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p481
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors argues that a peer support intervention has the potential to be a assist in Veterans Administration (VA) post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment. They describe the four pillars of peer support, including a lived experience with the same illness, and peer support competencies. They also discuss evidence from scientific literature about the efficacy of peer support.
ACCESSION #
75130659

 

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