TV News LIES

Thursday, Jan 19th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Military Mild traumatic brain injuries increase military suicide risk

Mild traumatic brain injuries increase military suicide risk

E-mail Print PDF

Military suicidesU.S. researchers say those in the military who suffer more than one mild traumatic brain injury face a significantly higher risk of suicide.

Lead author Craig J. Bryan of the University of Utah and associate director of the National Center for Veterans Studies and colleagues surveyed 161 military personnel stationed in Iraq and evaluated for a possible traumatic brain injury.

The study showed the risk for suicidal thoughts or behaviors increased not only in the short term -- 12 months -- but during the individual's lifetime.

The study, published in the Psychiatry, said the risk of suicidal thoughts increased significantly with the number of traumatic brain injuries.

"Up to now, no one has been able to say if multiple traumatic brain injuries, which are common among combat veterans, are associated with higher suicide risk or not," Bryan said in a statement.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Obama commutes sentence of Manning, pardons Cartwright

Chelsea Manning pardoned President Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private accused of leaking classified...

New Army regulations allow for turbans, beards and religious garb

New army regulations for religious dress, beardsThe U.S. Army announced a new policy that permits religious exemptions for uniform regulations, allowing for...

US navy fired 'warning shots' at Iranian patrol boats

Navy fires warning shots at Irani shipA US navy destroyer has fired multiple warning shots at Iranian patrol boats near the entrance...

3 Women Make History As The Marines’ First Female Infantrymen

3 Women Make History as InfantrymenThree women have made strides to become the first female members of a Marine Corps infantry...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!