Year: 2014 Source: JAMA.(2013).310(5):496-506. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.65164. SIEC No: 20140505

Beginning in 2005, the incidence of suicide deaths in the US military began to sharply increase. In this sample of current and former military personnel observed July 1, 2001-December 31, 2008, suicide risk was independently associated with male sex and mental disorders but not with military-specific variables. These findings may inform approaches to mitigating suicide risk in this population.

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