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Vets’ Alcohol Problems Linked to Stress on the Home Front

Returning national guardsmen more likely to turn to alcohol than the general public when faced with issues at home
Press Release

Ann Arbor, MI, July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Regardless of traumatic events experienced during deployment, returning National Guard soldiers were more likely to develop a drinking problem if faced with civilian life setbacks, including job loss, legal problems, divorce, and serious financial and legal problems — all commonplace in military families. Results of the study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are published online in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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