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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Mental health issues rising among vets

The Mental Health Picture does not look good for Vets.

From Navytimes.com

A new study shows that 106,726 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans within the Veterans Affairs Department health care system have been diagnosed with mental health issues.

That’s 37 percent of the 289,328 veterans who have sought care. Of those, 62,979 — or 22 percent — have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

About 1.6 million troops have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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One Response to “Mental health issues rising among vets”
  1. armadilla says:

    Well i am not surprised i mean can't imagine what actually participating in a war could do to you, as the psychologist Aaron Matthew Breslow says.. no one can imagine such an experience and science has not even begun to understand the trauma on the human mind