Journal of Archives in Military Medicine

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Mental Health in Spouses of Iraq-Iran War Veterans With PTSD

Arsia Taghva 1 , Parviz Dabbaghi 2 , Susan Shafighi 3 , Seyyed Mohammad Ali Mortazaviha 3 and Vahid Donyavi 1 , *
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1 Department of Psychiatry, Aja University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Clinical Psychology, Aja University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Faculty of Nursing, Aja University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: March 01, 2014, 2 (1); e17010
  • Published Online: February 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 19, 2013
  • Revised: December 21, 2013
  • Accepted: December 24, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.17010

To Cite: Taghva A, Dabbaghi P, Shafighi S, Mortazaviha S M A, Donyavi V. Mental Health in Spouses of Iraq-Iran War Veterans With PTSD, J Arch Mil Med. 2014 ; 2(1):e17010. doi: 10.5812/jamm.17010.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
4. Results
5. Discussion
3. Materials and Methods
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