Postwar experiences and treatment-seeking behavior in a community counselling setting.
Previous research investigating the impact of postwar experiences on Vietnam veterans has focused on veteran morbidity.
This emphasis has meant that the impact of these factors on treatment-seeking behavior has received little empirical attention.
This study examined the association between postwar factors and treatment-seeking behavior in a sample of 692 Australian Vietnam veterans.
Logistic regression analyses were used to compute the odds ratios associated with postwar experiences and self-referral to a community-based counselling service.
Results suggest that veterans who reported experiencing negative feelings toward others when they first arrived home were more likely to seek treatment.
Other factors, such as a veteran's perception of societal attitudes and the reception they received, were not associated with treatment-seeking behavior.
Mots-clés Pascal : Posttraumatisme syndrome, Stress, Recherche aide, Utilisation, Service santé, Santé mentale, Australie, Océanie, Ancien combattant, Homme, Mâle, Trouble anxieux
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Posttraumatic syndrome, Stress, Help seeking, Use, Health service, Mental health, Australia, Oceania, Veteran, Human, Male, Anxiety disorder
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0381458
Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 25/01/1999.