Suicides in the Military: The Post-Modern Combat Veteran and the Hemingway Effect

  title={Suicides in the Military: The Post-Modern Combat Veteran and the Hemingway Effect},
  author={Carl Andrew Castro and Sara Kintzle},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
Suicides in the military have increased over the last ten years. Much effort has been focused on suicide prevention and treatment, as well as understanding the reasons for the sharp increase in military suicides. Despite this effort, the definitive causes of military suicides remain elusive. Further, highly effective suicide prevention and treatment approaches have not yet been developed. The purpose of this article is to present a short review of the current state of suicide prevention… 

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