Search 7—Treatment outcomes, prognosis, disease progression or recovery

((Anxiety Disorders) OR PTSD) AND Veterans AND (Treatment Outcomes)


All databases were searched via the OVID database gateway. OVID command-line syntax:

  • Exp [explode] – automatically includes all narrower subject heading from the thesaurus or controlled vocabulary for any given database

  • Forward slash [/] – forces OVID to search in the subject headings or controlled vocabulary

  • Adj – adjacency or proximity operator

  • Pt=publication type; ti=title; ab=abstract ; sh=subject heading ; fs=floating sub-heading ; dt=drug therapy sub-heading ; th=therapeutic interventions other than drug therapies, subheading

Anxiety Disorders and Traumatic Stress Disorders Set

(exp Anxiety Disorder?/ or (anxiety disorder? or post-traumatic stress or posttraumatic stress or PTSD).ti,ab. or combat experience/)) [NOTE: exploding (exp) Anxiety Disorders automatically includes all types of Traumatic Stress Disorders to include PTSD]

Veterans or Military Set

(veteran? or veterans, hospitals/ or military medicine/ or military psychiatry/ or military personnel/ or exp War/ OR World War I/ or World War II/ or Korean War/ or vietnam conflict/ or Gulf War/ OR (army or navy or air force or marines or soldier)

veterans/ or exp military phenomena/ or soldier/ or battle injury/)

Drug Therapies or Pharmacotherapies Set

(exp drug therapy/ or (drug therap$ or pharmacotherap$).ti,ab. or exp serotonin uptake inhibitors/ or exp serotonin agents/ or (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRI?) OR exp Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors/ OR MAOI? OR exp Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic/ OR ((TCA? and antidepress$) or anti depress$) OR exp Stress Disorders, Traumatic/dt or exp

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