Reporter : American University

Are soldiers mentally ill before even enlisting?

Health/Nutrition  10 June '14

Soldiers Who Kill in Combat Less Likely to Abuse Alcohol

It's no secret that combat experiences are highly stressful and can contribute to instances of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among soldiers post-deployment. It also comes as no surprise that many soldiers afflicted with these conditions abuse alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate.

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