Factors associated with suicide risk after leaving military service

What The Study Did: This observational study investigated demographic and military service characteristics associated with suicide risk among U.S. veterans after the transition from active military service to civilian life.

Authors: Mark A. Reger, Ph.D., of the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16261)

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