After conducting further research into military suicide trends it is clear the reasons are almost endless. One of the most common motives seems to be based on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the last time that this was a major problem for us has not been since the Vietnam era. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can by developed due to a extremely frightening or distressing event.The truth is though that the event that can cause PTSD is completely relevant to the person, for instance just because one soldier developed PTSD because of a checkpoint bombing he experienced does not mean all the other soldiers that were there will as well. PTSD has not been the main cause behind suicides in military only, but in all suicides today. Researchers are still... [continues]
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