From the daily archives: Monday, February 9, 2009

The mental health problems of war

On February 9, 2009 By

It’s easy to forget that we are fighting two wars. Despite not being on the news every night, we still have 15-20 deaths every month in Iraq. So the immediacy of things tends to wane, as the thoughts of war are not at the forefront. But a declining economy means that recruiting is up; as people are struggling to find work they are turning to a large, reliable employer who is one of the few expanding right now – the US military.

So it’s important to remember that war takes a mighty large mental toll on a number of […]

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