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Can post traumatic stress disorder ptsd lead to suicide?

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Dr. Michael Welsh
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes - see link.: The short answer is yes. A significant number of soldiers returning from war zones have been committing suicide. This has become of a major issue that the gov't is trying to address. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/pages/ptsd-suicide.asp.
Answered on May 12, 2013
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