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Mental Health Disorders Among Troops Increased 65 Percent Since 2000

(7/19/2012)

Mental Health Disorders Among Troops Increased 65 Percent Since 2000
By Rebecca Ruiz
MSNBC
July 12, 2012

Mental health disorders in active-duty troops increased 65 percent since 2000, according to a report released this week by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center.

The report looked at a 12-year period between 2000 and 2011 and found that more than 936,000 service members had been diagnosed with at least one mental disorder. Of those diagnoses, about 85 percent were cases of adjustment disorders, depression, alcohol abuse and anxiety, among other conditions.


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Keywords: mental health disorders, troops, increased, 2000



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