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Veterans generally satisfied with mental health care, study shows

A survey of US veterans receiving mental health services from the Veterans Health Administration finds general satisfaction, but also significant room for improvement among all areas studied. Because the survey is several years old, researchers say the results may provide a useful baseline to judge future patient satisfaction and highlight areas needing improvement as federal policymakers overhaul the VA health system.
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