Department of Defense Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program (CCEP)


Description

The Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program (CCEP), created by the Department of Defense (DOD) in 1994, provides information collected from participating sites across the country on Gulf War veterans and their families. The database contains data on self-selected individuals. During the evaluations, demographic information, self-reported exposures and syndromes, diagnostic codes, and clinical and laboratory data are collected. The database is available to qualified science researchers.

Selected References

Engel CC Jr, Liu X, McCarthy BD, Miller RF, Ursano R. Relationship of physical symptoms to posttraumatic stress disorder among veterans seeking care for gulf war-related health concernsExternal Web Site Policy. Psychosom Med. 2000 Nov-Dec;62(6):739-45.

Roy MJ, Koslowe PA, Kroenke K, Magruder C. Signs, symptoms, and ill-defined conditions in Persian Gulf War veterans: findings from the Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation ProgramExternal Web Site Policy. Psychosom Med. 1998 Nov-Dec;60(6):663-8.

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