Table 3

Characteristics of Genuine Delayed Symptom Report

Significant time in military (> 15 years)
Exposure to chronic or traumatic stress
History of ongoing coping attempt
Awareness of distress
History of deliberate avoidance of treatment
Hyperarousal symptoms
Cognitive complaints
Anxiety due to identity
Anxiety due to increased intimacy
Mourning processes
Peer and family concerns
“Where do I begin?” quality