The Portland Tribune, Dec 1, 2010,
In recent years, researchers have detailed surprisingly high suicide rates among U.S. military veterans. With more veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, the news that veterans during the course of their lives are twice as likely to commit suicide than non-veterans has led to a number of military mental health initiatives.
In a new study released this week in the journal Psychiatric Services, three Portland researchers claim to have discovered a “hidden epidemic” within those numbers among women veterans.
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