Registry CCEP participants participants (N=18,075) (N=52,216) Any of top Psychological Primary seven Any of top condition* diagnosis diagnoses three diagnoses Major depressive disorder 1.8% 3.0% NA Neurotic depression (dysthymia) 1.1 3.0 NA Depression, not otherwise specified 2.9 6.2 2.5% stress disorder Post-traumatic 2.8 5.2 2.9 Anxiety disorders 0.7 2.2 1.6 Adjustment disorders 1.3 2.5 NA Alcohol-related disorders 0.4 1.7 NA Substance-related disorders 0.3 2.9 NA
NA = Not available
*Tension headache also is coded under the category of psychological conditions. It was diagnosed in 11.3 percent of CCEP participants and 2.3 percent of Registry participants.
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Defense, Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program for Persian Gulf War Veterans: CCEP Report on 18,598 Participants (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Defense, 1996); and H.K. Kang, N.A. Dalager, and K.Y. Lee, "Health Surveillance of Persian Gulf War Veterans-A Review of the DVA Persian Gulf Registry Data," unpublished report, Department of Veterans Affairs, March 1996.