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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

Veterans’ Experienced Barriers to Engagement in PTSD Psychotherapy


by Natalie Hundt, PhD
Seminar date: 6/12/2018

Description: This seminar will use qualitative interview data from Veterans with PTSD to examine barriers to engagement in evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD. We will compare Veterans’ reasons for refusal of psychotherapy and reasons for dropout from psychotherapy and discuss implications for the organization of health service delivery and interventions to increase uptake of psychotherapy. Intended audience: VA health services researchers and mental health providers.



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