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genie_weenie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 12:58 PM
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42. This isn't that bad of a statistic since 1 in 1
service members who join are f***ed up already!
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  -1 in 5 veterans found with mental disorder Breeze54  Apr-18-08 08:43 AM   #0 
  - Bless them, and know that those of use who are now reliant on  midnight   Apr-18-08 09:01 AM   #1 
  - It's been reported before that those that seek treatment are treated  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 09:06 AM   #2 
  - just look at the numbers of those who have these mental health disorders  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 09:13 AM   #3 
  - Well, its not like any of these guys are gonna blow up a government building or anything..  paparush   Apr-18-08 09:21 AM   #4 
  - More like increased suicide, homelessness and family and drug abuse  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 09:25 AM   #5 
  - Exactly  usaftmo   Apr-18-08 09:40 AM   #6 
     - it has happened, Timothy McVeigh and John Mohammad  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:15 PM   #35 
  - Why would a mental disorder be helpful in finding a veteran?  AngryAmish   Apr-18-08 09:43 AM   #7 
  - I don't understand what you are asking....  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:05 AM   #9 
     - The headline is poorly written  AngryAmish   Apr-18-08 10:08 AM   #10 
        - ... only in your world... I think it's pretty straight forward.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:15 AM   #12 
           - I'll run at this one more time  AngryAmish   Apr-18-08 10:23 AM   #15 
              - I'm not interested and you are attempting to take this sad fact off track  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:29 AM   #17 
  - Just about the same as the general population.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:03 AM   #8 
  - The suicide rate among recent veterans is double the general population!  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:10 AM   #11 
     - No, because CBS did a crappy job and compared to the total population.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:28 AM   #16 
        - They got the numbers directly from the VA. - Veteran Suicides: How We Got The Numbers  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:31 AM   #18 
           - You did not pay attention to my point.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:33 AM   #19 
              - Read more and what is your point? Vets are committing suicide!  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:40 AM   #20 
                 - They have not considered age,  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:51 AM   #21 
                    - They did consider age.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:04 AM   #23 
                       - No, they give a series of silly comparisons  antfarm   Apr-18-08 11:09 AM   #24 
                          - The Vets need help with PTSD... period.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:14 AM   #25 
                             - Nice response.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 11:20 AM   #26 
                                - You seem overly senitive if you see that observation as an "attack."  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:28 AM   #27 
                                   - It is obviously a subject close to your heart.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 11:38 AM   #28 
                                      - Step off....you can't see the forest for the tree's...  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:52 AM   #29 
                                         - Um, I refuted that one, too,  antfarm   Apr-18-08 12:06 PM   #30 
                                            - You can refute all you want... doesn't change the facts.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 12:07 PM   #31 
                                               - Um....facts?  antfarm   Apr-18-08 12:09 PM   #32 
                                                  - You are no expert and you clearly have an emotional problem and an agenda.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 12:11 PM   #33 
                                                     - Once again,  antfarm   Apr-18-08 12:14 PM   #34 
                                                     - I DON'T WORK FOR RAND CORP. !!!!!  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 12:35 PM   #39 
                                                     - Calm down, please. There is no need to scream here.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 01:29 PM   #43 
                                                     - I never said in my OP I wanted to discuss the statistics in detail...  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:19 PM   #44 
                                                     - Why are you yelling at me?  antfarm   Apr-18-08 02:45 PM   #48 
                                                     - Go away psycho.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:48 PM   #49 
                                                     - The quality of your argument is at least consistent.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 02:52 PM   #52 
                                                     - Good bye  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 03:00 PM   #53 
  - The half-sister of my husband's neice just returned from Iraq...  Blue_In_AK   Apr-18-08 10:17 AM   #13 
  - I'm sorry to hear that.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:19 AM   #14 
  - oh that's terrible, the system is just lacking and inadequate and  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:26 PM   #36 
  - I'm Not Surprised Considering What Soldiers See  fascisthunter   Apr-18-08 10:51 AM   #22 
  - especially seeing innocent chidren and women getting killed.  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:27 PM   #37 
     - I Could Imagine  fascisthunter   Apr-18-08 12:31 PM   #38 
        - for your last comment  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:38 PM   #40 
           - I Agree....  fascisthunter   Apr-18-08 12:56 PM   #41 
  - This isn't that bad of a statistic since 1 in 1  genie_weenie   Apr-18-08 12:58 PM   #42 
     - Why are you insulting all the DUers whom are and have served?  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:22 PM   #45 
     - Yeeouch...  genie_weenie   Apr-18-08 02:52 PM   #51 
     - So you consider yourself fucked up?  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:35 PM   #46 
        - It was an attempt at gallows humor.  genie_weenie   Apr-18-08 02:40 PM   #47 
           - Ok....  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:50 PM   #50 
 

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