Military and Mental Health

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Dr. Jerman
Military life often presents a unique set of challenges and stressors. Adjusting to military life and making transitions, such as PCS-ing or retiring, are major life changes that can have a number of biopsychosocial effects.

Dr. Patel
In addition, operational issues, such as a demanding work environment, combat experience, and interpersonal stress are other situations that can cause mental distress.