Study examines suicide attempt risk factors, methods and timing, related to deployment among active duty soldiers

Posted by on May 25, 2016 3:41 pm
Categories: health

Suicide attempts, like suicides, have increased in the U.S. Army over the last decade. To better understand and prevent suicidal behavior, researchers examined timing and risk factors for suicide attempts among U.S. Army enlisted Soldiers. They found the highest risk was among those who never deployed, and those who never deployed were at greatest risk during their second month of service.

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