PTSD, Suicide Rates Differ Among U.S., U.K. Troops #war #veteransSubmitted by Key Largo 1948 on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 17:59
Rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) found among British troops are lower than those in U.S. troops, but are higher among reservists than regular active-duty military. In both armies, combat exposure is the primary risk factor.(...)
“Tour length must be a factor in these different rates of mental health outcomes,” he said.
Suicide rates were another point of difference."...