24 Oct '15, 6pm

Study: High rate of #PTSD among female Vietnam War #vets #femalevets

Related Female veterans have high success rate in committing suicide – because they use guns Female veterans who try to take their own lives are often successful at a far higher rate than their female non-veteran counterparts because of one reason. Military suicides remain constant despite Pentagon efforts Suicide rate of female military veterans is called 'staggering' Suicide a growing issue in the military At VA suicide-prevention program, loss turns to hope Poll shows most believe suicide can be prevented Female Vietnam War veterans suffer significant rates of post-traumatic stress disorder decades after the war, partly because of the sexual harassment and discrimination they faced while attending to the wounded and dying, according to a new study. Of the women surveyed, 20 percent experienced PTSD at some point after the war, according to the study published this week ...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/study-high-rate-of-ptsd-among-fema...

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