Report: Mental Disorders Among Troops Have Increased 65% Since 2000.

The Military Times (7/12, Kime) reports, “Diagnoses for mental disorders among active-duty troops have risen 65 percent in the past 12 years, with adjustment disorders the most common condition, according to a new Defense Department report.” Authors of the report “noted that the increase in mental health diagnoses in the military coincides with a similar rise in the general population. Researchers said it also might reflect a growing willingness in the military to seek treatment for emotional or behavioral problems.”

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— “Mental disorders among troops up 65% since 2000, “Patricia Kime, Military Times, July 11, 2012.

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