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Government unprepared for increasing number of PTSD cases

A new report says the government isn't prepared to treat the increasing number of cases of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in veterans and active duty military personnel. 

The study by the Institute of Medicine found that despite spending billions, a "lack of standards, reporting, and evaluation" has hurt government efforts.
   
While it does say the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have made a commitment to PTSD management, it recommends they better coordinate with each other.