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The Relationship Between PTSD and Suicide

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Designed for mental health professionals and researchers, this online fact sheet provides information about trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and Suicidal Thinking, Behavior, Attempts. It presents Suicidal Thinking, Behavior, Attempts statistics, identifies types of trauma associated with increased risk of Suicidal Thinking, Behavior, Attempts (e.g., military sexual trauma), explores research on whether PTSD increases Suicidal Thinking, Behavior, Attempts risk, and highlights types of treatment for PTSD that may also lower risk for Suicidal Thinking, Behavior, Attempts.
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)