Correlates of Improvement in Substance Abuse among Dually Diagnosed Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Specialized Intensive VA Treatment

About the Course:

This course discusses the treatment of veterans with PTSD and substance use issues. It examines specialized intensive VA treatment such as: Evaluation/Brief Treatment PTSD Units (EBTPUs), Specialized Inpatient PTSD Units (SIPUs), and PTSD Residential Rehabilitation Programs (PRRPs). Substance abuse outcomes were measured by the Addiction Severity Index (ADI). Clinical status was measured by the Short Form of the Mississippi Scale for PTSD (MISS), which was developed to assess combat PTSD symptoms. Various clinical variables were measures, including violence. Many correlations were noted, however causality was not established.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Authors

Kendell L. Coker, Ph.D., J.D.

Dr. Coker is a full-time assistant professor for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Faculty Chief Researcher of Tow Youth Justice Institute. He has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals.

Elina Stefanovics, Ph.D.

Dr. Stefanovics is a research scientist at the Yale School of Medicine

Robert Rosenheck, M.D.

Dr. Robert Rosenheck is a Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health and at the Child Study Center at Yale Medical School where he is also Director of the Division of Mental Health Services and Outcomes Research in the Department of Psychiatry. He has published more than 700 scientific papers on topics such as performance evaluation of large homeless services systems, the causes of homelessness, the cost-effectiveness of programs for homeless persons with mental illness and antipsychotic medications.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This content is at an intermediate level.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that substance dependence and PTSD symptoms co-vary concurrently.

  2. Identify the level of treatment that showed the best outcome for SUD.

  3. Summarize the effective treatments found for co-occurring PTSD and SUD.

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Course Number 102761
1.25 credit hour
Online Article
Exam Fee: $8.71
4.4 out of 5
14 members have taken this course