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Behavioral researchers help Army combat suicides(www.army.mil)
July 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 19, 2012) -- The desire to "end intense emotional suffering" was among the top factors cited by Soldiers who had at some point attempted suicide, according to researchers from the University of Utah, who interviewed 132 Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colo.
While the preliminary findings are informative, they are not altogether unexpected and it is hard to draw conclusions from a relatively small sampling, said Bruce Shahbaz, the special assistant to the director of Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention, Army G-1.View More