The Connection Between PTSD and Suicide

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  • 1. The Connection Between PTSD and Suicide
    Alex A.
    5-3-10
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  • 2. 178,483
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  • 3. 46%admitted their suicidal thoughts
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  • 4. “I cannot run away from this sick reality, there is no place for me to hide.”
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  • 5. Veterans from the Middle East
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  • 6. +
    +
    PTSD
    Mental Disorder
    Mental Disorder
  • 7. A Shocking Discovery
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  • 8. Compensated
    Connected
    Counseled
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  • 9. Future?
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  • 10. cognitive processing therapy
    prolonged exposure therapy
    medication designed for PTSD
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  • 11. no life
    experience
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  • 12. trained professionals
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  • 16. Soldier’s Cross
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  • 17. regaining freedom
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  • 18. Works Cited
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    McMichael, William H. “VA diagnosing higher rates of PTSD.” Air Force Times. N.p., 18 Jan. 2009. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://www.airforcetimes.com/‌news/‌2009/‌01/‌military_veterans_carestats_011609w/>.
    Parry, Mark. Personal interview. 20 Apr. 2010.
    A Poem for PTSD. PTSD Forum. N.p., 7 June 2006. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://www.ptsdforum.org/‌threads/‌289-A-Poem-for- PTSD>.
    “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Primary Suicide Risk Factor For Veterans.” Science Daily . N.p., 26 Aug. 2009. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://www.sciencedaily.com/‌releases/‌2009/‌08/‌090825151341.htm>.
    Struggle Of Soldier Suicides. 2008. CBS News . Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://www.cbsnews.com/‌video/‌watch/‌?id=3498262n&tag=related;photovideo>.
    Todd, Stephanie. “Younger Vets at High Suicide Risk.” ABC News/‌Health . N.p., 30 Oct. 2007. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://abcnews.go.com/‌Health/‌Depression/‌story?id=3795068&page=1>.