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PTSD treatment cost-effective when patients given choice

A cost-analysis of post-traumatic stress disorder treatments shows that letting patients choose their course of treatment ? either psychotherapy or medication ? is less expensive than assigning a treatment and provides a higher quality of life for patients. ?This is one of the first studies to look at the cost of providing mental health care and comparing different treatments for PTSD,? said a co-author of the study. ?It has tremendous implications for how large health care systems such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs proceed with treating PTSD.?
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