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PTSD compensation and military service / Committee on Veterans’ Compensation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Board on Military and Veterans Health, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN-13: 978-0-309-10552-1 (pbk. : alk. paper)

ISBN-10: 0-309-10552-8 (pbk. : alk. paper)

1. Post-traumatic stress disorder—United States. 2. Disabled veterans—Mental health—United States. 3. Disabled veterans—Pensions—United States—Evaluation. 4. Military pensions—United States—Evaluation. 5. United States. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. I. Committee on Veterans’ Compensation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

[DNLM: 1. Combat Disorders—United States. 2. Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic—United States. 3. Disability Evaluation—United States. 4. Veterans Disability Claims—United States. WM 184 P975 2007]

RC552.P67P82 2007

362.2′5—dc22

2007021841

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