Indirect Association Found Between Deployment, Self-Destructive Urges

USA Today (7/18, Zoroya) reports that a paper published online July 17 in the journal Current Psychiatric Reports has found “an indirect link between deployment, combat and self-destructive urges” among Afghanistan and Iraq veterans. The report concludes that “high rates of depression or post-traumatic stress disorder flowing out of the combat experience can lead to suicidal behavior.”

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— “Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk,” Gregg Zoroya, USA Today, July 17, 2014.

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