Military Suicide

Military Suicide

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 52 , Segment 2

Episode: Armenian Genocide, Military Suicide, Political Cartoons

  • Apr 29, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 15:17 mins

Guest: Craig Bryan, psychology professor and director of the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah Rates of suicide among veterans and active-duty military personnel have been a major concern of federal officials for some years. In 2012 and 2013, the Pentagon said more soldiers died of suicide than from war-related activities.  But surely suicide among military personnel is related to war? Exactly how, is the focus of research conducted by University of Utah psychologist Craig Bryan and appearing this month in the journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

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