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Prevalence of common mental disorders high among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans

5 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Past deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan was linked to higher rates of common mental disorders and probable PTSD among ex-military service personnel in the United Kingdom, according to findings published in British Journal of Psychiatry.
Furthermore, the results showed that ex-servicemembers who had deployed in a combat role had the highest levels of PTSD and common mental disorders.
“Since 2001, more than 280,000 U.K. service personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, some on multiple occasions. Many of those who deployed are likely to have been exposed to potentially traumatic events,”
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High-Quality Diet Linked to Better Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder

5 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

A higher-quality diet and lower body mass index have been linked to improved outcomes in patients with bipolar disorder, new research suggests.
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