Treating troops' sleep problems may reduce PTSD

April 13, 2015 3:04 PM

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Treating troops' sleep problems may reduce PTSD

Sleep problems are common in members of the military, and may increase the risk of developing mental health conditions such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new report.

The findings highlight the importance of screening military members for sleep problems and treating these issues, in order to reduce soldiers' risk of mental health conditions and other impairments in everyday life, the researchers said.

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