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Co-Occurring Conditions



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

This section is for Researchers, Providers, and Helpers

Co-Occurring Conditions

PTSD often co-occurs with other mental health problems, such as depression, substance abuse, and TBI. Below learn more about treating these co-occurring conditions. VA Providers can also see the provider section of VA Mental Health website.


Substance Use Disorders (SUD)

Neurocognitive Problems

Other Reactions to Trauma

Physical Health Conditions

Sleep Problems

  • Sleep Problems in Veterans with PTSD
    Provides information on the prevalence of sleep problems that are common with PTSD and reviews best practices for treatment, including cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I).
  • Assessment and Treatment of Sleep Problems in PTSD
    This online course provides information on pharmacological and cognitive behavioral interventions for PTSD-related sleep problems. CE/CME credits are available for 5 different modules.
  • Sleep Problems, Insomnia, and PTSD
    This PTSD 101 online course reviews the earlier 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline recommendations for treating sleep problems, insomnia, and PTSD. Describes general treatment approach as well as evidence-based pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy interventions.

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