The rate of reported anxiety disorders among U.S. troops jumped 327% between 2000 and 2012.
There have been several reports recently showing that war’s mental casualties can keep on rising well after the war.
“In addition to increasing rates of diagnoses of anxiety disorders, the overall healthcare burden (e.g., medical encounters, hospital bed days, individuals affected) associated with anxiety disorder evaluation and treatment has also increased dramatically over the past 13 years,”
By Mark Thompson @MarkThompson_DC
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