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In This Issue

Director's Letter

Director's Letter
by Seth A. Eisen, M.D., M.Sc.


PTSD Treatment and Suicide Prevention: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Steps Toward Further Knowledge
by Antonette M. Zeiss, Ph.D. and Janet Kemp, R.N., Ph.D., Office of Mental Health Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office, Washington, D.C.

Response to Commentary

PTSD Treatment and Suicide Prevention: VA Research Contributions and Priorities
by Marcia Valenstein, M.D., Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Research Highlights

Suicidal Behavior among Those with TBI and PTSD
by Lisa Brenner, Ph.D., ABPP, Director, VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver, Colorado

Gender and PTSD
by Rachel Kimerling, Ph.D. and Jessica A. Turchik, Ph.D., National Center for PTSD & Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California

The Role of Primary Care in Addressing Suicide Risk
by Steven K. Dobscha M.D., Center for the Study of Chronic Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon

Compensation and Pension Examination for PTSD
by Ted Speroff, Ph.D., VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System GRECC and Health Services Research, Nashville, Tennessee and Patricia Sinnott PT Ph.D., M.P.H., Health Economics Resource Center, Palo Alto, California

2012 USH Award

Yano Receives 2012 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research

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