PTSD Rates Higher Amongst Those in Multiple Deployments
A study carried out by the American Journal for Public Health has found that soldiers serving multiple deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq are over three times at risk of screening positive for acute depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than soldiers who have not previously been deployed.
Although the findings may in many ways seem predictable, they serve to highlight the clear and present toll that the current conflicts are taking on soldiers in theatre.
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