Study Confirms Prolonged Army Deployments Increase Mental Health Diagnoses Among Army Wives

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Lengthy U.S. Army deployments increase the occurrence of depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and other mental health diagnoses for soldiers’ wives left at home, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

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