Year: 2008 Source: Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, (2008). 66p. SIEC No: 20080303

Three specific post-deployment conditions among American military personnel – posttraumatic stress disorder, major depression, & traumatic brain injury – were the focus of this study. Previous research has demonstrated significant impairments in daily life as well as linkages with suicide, homelessness, & substance abuse. This summary report provides the key findings, conclusions, & recommendations from the larger study.