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2012-04-19 11:29:02

The experience of killing in war was strongly associated with thoughts of suicide, in a study of Vietnam-era veterans led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The scientists found that veterans with more experiences involving killing were twice as likely to have reported suicidal thoughts as veterans who had fewer or no experiences. To evaluate the experience of killing, the authors created four variables...

2011-12-06 13:00:00

Seeking Contributions To Grow Non-Profit Rio Rancho, NM (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 A shocking, yet relatively unknown statistic is that one-fifth of all homeless people are veterans, according to the Veterans Administration. On any given night, some 107,000 veterans are asleep on the streets, the agency says. In addition to the complex set of factors influencing all homelessness â“ extreme shortage of affordable housing, livable income and access to health care...


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