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PTSD, Suicide Rates Differ Among U.S., U.K. Troops #war #veterans

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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."...

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