Trauma Before Enlistment Linked to High Suicide Rates Among Military Personnel, Veterans, Research Finds (Child abuse, sexual victimization, prior suicidal behavior significant risk factors)

WASHINGTON — High rates of suicide among military service members and veterans may be related to traumatic experiences they had before enlisting, making them more vulnerable to suicidal behavior when coping with combat and multiple deployments, according to the findings of several recent studies presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention. Experiencing child […]