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What does PDHA stand for?

PDHA stands for Post-Deployment Health Assessment


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  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Data from the Post-Deployment Health Assessment, a universal screening instrument for returning service members, show that 25% of those who went on to commit suicide endorsed one of two depression items (hopelessness, loss of interest), 26% endorsed one of four PTSD items (nightmares, avoiding situations/thoughts, constantly on guard, and numb or detached), but only about 2% had reported suicidal thoughts.
There, Sailors complete a Post-Deployment Health Assessment, and six months later they complete a follow-on Post-Deployment Health Re-Assessment, both outlined in Defense Health Assessment guidance.
New information provided in the study will help the Defense Department do a better job of education and referral for treatment when alcohol issues are identified on post-deployment health assessments, he said.