The mental health of deployed UK maritime forces.

  title={The mental health of deployed UK maritime forces.},
  author={Dean Whybrow and Norman Jones and Charlotte Evans and Darren Minshall and Darren Smith and Neil Greenberg},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={73 2},
OBJECTIVES To establish the level of psychological symptoms and the risk factors for possible decreased mental health among deployed UK maritime forces. METHODS A survey was completed by deployed Royal Navy (RN) personnel which measured the prevalence of common mental disorder (CMD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and potential alcohol misuse. Military and operational characteristics were also measured including exposure to potentially traumatic events, problems occurring at home… CONTINUE READING


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