Most soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan war have high rates of depression, PTSD, difficulties in controlling their anger, and alcohol use. Other than this, war veterans also suffer from many health conditions. The traumatic experience is connected with numerous physical health conditions and also create many unhealthy behaviors such as drinking and smoking. Soldiers who have been deployed from the war zone are more likely to develop stress, PTSD, and other health problems.
Also, soldiers in the war zone also get affected with many physical health problems such as physical injury and exposure to
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contaminants. Intense studies are made to study the factors that trigger PTSD and other health problems in the war veterans. According to the soldiers report, they health problems were highly linked with chemical exposure, combat events, smoking, drinking, and most importantly PTSD symptoms.
Soldiers report also indicated that they were exposed to many different chemical exposure and it includes anthrax immunization, depleted uranium, diesel fuel, and malaria immunization. Among all other symptoms, soldiers were severely affected with PTSD symptoms more than their health problems.
War Veterans with PTSD also indicated many aggressive actions such as destroying property, physical fight with someone, and creating physical violence. War veterans anger and aggressive behavior is a method of releasing or expressing their tension connected with PTSD and uncontrolled emotions.
Anger might seem to be uncontrollable, but the war veterans can control it through different therapies and there are also anger management skills to deal with the aggressive behavior.