February 17, 2014 vfpvc

It’s about “combat experiences,” not length of deployment.

By Mark Thompson
Feb. 04, 2014

This Army graph makes crystal clear what many U.S. troops, and their loved ones, have long suspected: the more combat events they experience, the more mental-health problems they will suffer. In fact, according to this illustration from a new Army report, there is a direct linear relationship between combat exposure and resulting mental maladies.


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