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Study: Rising Military Suicide Rate Not Linked To Deployment

Aug 6, 2013 (All Things Considered) — A new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association says the rising number of suicides in the military cannot be blamed on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. But other studies say there is a link and many researchers caution that the factors leading to suicide are complex and unique for each individual, so they question whether the findings should guide treatment.

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