Assessing Moral Injury in Veterans as part of a Chaplain-Delivered Spiritual Assessment: Implications for Social and Community Rehabilitation
J. Irene Harris
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August 2019 -
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In recent years, moral injury has been recognized as a source of mental health morbidity in some Veteran populations and conceptually distinct from existing mental health diagnoses. It represents a constellation of negative affect, chiefly guilt, shame, anger, and disgust. Moral injury has been associated with a variety of negative health outcomes, including suicide risk. It has also been theorized to impact select rehabilitation outcomes. In VA facilities, mental health care providers are the c...