Our military veterans are susceptible to a wide array of mental health concerns, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, and suicidal ideation. Female veterans, in particular, have a higher incidence of PTSD, depression, and eating disorders than their male counterparts, and are more likely to die by suicide than women who have not served in the military.
But there is a bright spot. Women who have worn the uniform are more likely to seek treatment, and as stigma decreases, that number could increase.
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