Study Looks at Women OEF, OIF Veterans

A recent study has found that female soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan experienced combat at significantly higher rates than in past wars, and screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder at the same rate as men. The percentages increased since the 1991 Gulf War. An abstract of the study is available in December 15, 2011 edition of the Journal of Psychiatric Research website.

 

 

 

 

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