Are common mental disorders more prevalent in the UK serving military compared to the general working population?

@article{Goodwin2015AreCM,
  title={Are common mental disorders more prevalent in the UK serving military compared to the general working population?},
  author={Laura Goodwin and Simon Wessely and Matthew Hotopf and M. Jones and Neil Greenberg and Roberto J Rona and Lisa Hull and Nicola T. Fear},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={45},
  pages={1881 - 1891}
}
Background Although the military is considered to be a stressful occupation, there are remarkably few studies that compare the prevalence of common mental disorder (CMD) between the military and the general population. This study examined the prevalence of probable CMD in a serving UK military sample compared to a general population sample of employed individuals. Method Data for the general population was from the 2003 and 2008 collections for the Health Survey for England (HSE) and for the… Expand
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