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American soldiers more likely to suffer from mental disorders than civilians

American soldiers are more likely to suffer from mental disorders than civilians.

Those findings were published in this week's edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry.
   
One of the study's authors says the rate of depression is five-times higher among soldiers compared to civilians and the rate of PTSD is nearly 15-times higher.
   
Much of the study is based on an Army survey of almost 5500 soldiers.
Researchers say they hope their findings will help the military develop outreach programs to help soldiers cope with mental disorders and thoughts of suicide.