Thursday, July 24, 2008
A recent article has mentioned that the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have stretched the U.S. Military to a breaking point!
U.S. Soldiers suffer from mental health due to combat heavy tolls!
A growing number of U.S. combat soldiers are taking daily doses of antidepressants such as zoloft and prozac to calm nerves strained by repeated firefights and lengthy tours in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Pentagon says medication helps keep soldiers deployed and fighting also saves on money on training and deploying replacements.
Officials question about the side effects on mental-health medications and the rising suicide rates in the combat zone and at home.
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