GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Ptsd In Soldiers Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 11-20 out of every 100 Veterans (or between 11-20%) who served in operations Iraqi Freedom (OIF) or Enduring Freedom (OEF) have PTSD in a given year."

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"12% of Gulf War (Desert Storm) Veterans have PTSD in a given year."

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"About 30% of Vietnam Veterans have had PTSD in their lifetime."

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"In 2019, 375,000 veterans in the US received treatment for PTSD."

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"Common symptoms of PTSD among soldiers include intrusive memories, avoidance behaviours, negative changes in thinking, and emotional reactions."

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"50% of those with PTSD do not seek treatment."

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"Out of those who do seek treatment, only half receive "minimally adequate" treatment."

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"More than twice as many Veterans who sought help in the VA in 2015 were diagnosed with PTSD as six years ago."

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"Veterans with PTSD are 4-6 times more likely to commit suicide than those without PTSD."

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"Over 3.6 million veterans received some type of treatment for PTSD from off-VA sources in the fiscal year of 2016."

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"Rates of PTSD diagnoses among U.S. veterans who had ten or more healthcare visits in the past year rose from 9% in 2003 to 23% by 2014."

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"45% of PTSD patients respond at least partially to cognitive therapy within six months of treatment."

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"60-80% of soldiers who experience physical harm also suffer from PTSD."

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"PTSD may increase heart disease risk among veterans."

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"Almost half of all outpatient mental health patients have PTSD."

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"PTSD is often accompanied by depression, substance abuse, or one or more other anxiety disorders."

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"Veterans with PTSD are likely to have sleep problems."

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"Between 5 and 20 percent of veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from PTSD."

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"First-line treatments for PTSD include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)."

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