Do Junior Entrants to the UK Armed Forces have worse outcomes than Standard Entrants?

@article{Jones2021DoJE,
  title={Do Junior Entrants to the UK Armed Forces have worse outcomes than Standard Entrants?},
  author={Margaret Jones and Norman Jones and Howard Burdett and Beverly P Bergman and Nicola T. Fear and Simon Wessely and Roberto J. Rona},
  journal={BMJ Military Health},
  year={2021}
}
Introduction The UK is the only permanent member of the UN Security Council that has a policy of recruiting 16 and 17 year old individuals into its regular Armed Forces. Little is known about the consequences of enlisting as a Junior Entrant (JE), although concerns have been expressed. We compare the mental health, deployment history, and pre-enlistment and post-enlistment experiences of personnel who had enlisted as JEs with personnel who joined as Standard Entrants (SEs). Method Participants… 
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