Running Head: PTSD AND SUICIDE RISK FOR MILTARY VETERANS Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a Significant Suicide Risk for Military Veterans? Gloria

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Running Head: PTSD AND SUICIDE RISK FOR MILTARY VETERANS
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Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a Significant Suicide Risk for Military Veterans?
Gloria Christina Renteria
California State Universtiy San Bernardino
Author’s Note
Gloria Christina Renteria, sociology Major at California State University of San Bernardino.
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PTSD AND SUICIDE RISK FOR MILTARY VETERANS
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Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a Significant Suicide Risk for Military Veterans?
It is estimated that about 22% of all reported suicide on the United States are military
veterans according to kemp and Bossarte (2012). Military veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
(PTSD) related suicide is associated with insomnia, depression and alcohol abuse, these three
components comorbidly along with PTSD increase the risk of suicide
if left untreated. Research
such as that conducted by Bresav, Roth, Roserthal &Andreski (1996); Collier, Skitt & Cutts (2003)
demonstrates a bidirectional casual relationship between sleep and mental health in which sleep
disturbances may precipitate or, conversely, emerge because of
depression, anxiety and substance
abuse, which are common among veterans and service member diagnosed with PTSD which can
increase suicide risk. Even though military veterans with PTSD are at higher risk for suicide, by
recognizing and treating insomnia, depression and substance abuse it can help lower the number of
reported suicide among military veterans.
Insomnia
Military veteran diagnosed with insomnia and PTSD are more likely to commit suicide
due to lack of sleep that can developed to psychological condition. Inman, Silver, & Doghramji
(1990) research states that when insomnia is associated with PTSD it appears to be categorized by
greater anxiety, higher levels of psychomotor activity, and poor mental health. In the study done
by Inman, Silver, & Doghramji (1990) at the Thomas Jefferson University Sleep Disorder Center,
it was found that there was an emotional level and a physical level of why veterans have such a
hard time getting a good night sleep which can increase the risk of depression and suicide. In the
same study done by
Inman, silver, & Doghramji (1990)
it was found that;
veterans with PTSD reported more anxiety symptoms, such as fear of going to sleep, fear
of returning to sleep after being awake, fear of the dark, and other anxious thoughts at

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