Tuesday, November 17, 2009

PTSD: The growing plague

The more tours soldiers do, the greater their chances of suffering PTSD:

...troops on their second or third trip to the combat zone, have more stress related mental problems. While 14 percent of troops on their first combat tour have stress problems, that goes to 18 percent for those on their second tour, and 31 percent for those on their third.

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