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Those that resulted in emergency medical care). S. , 2007). 7 percent of adults in the United States in 2008 reported serious thoughts about killing themselves in the past year (SAMHSA, 2009). Individuals’ self-reports are the primary source of information on suicide ideation, though some people will present to third parties, such as emergency departments, having thought about taking their own lives though not having engaged in self-injurious behavior. , 2009). Estimates of suicide ideation are also collected among military personnel returning from deployments.
One month after the ground war began in Iraq in 2003, servicemembers returning from deployments (mostly from Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom [OIF] and Operation Enduring Freedom [OEF]) have been required to complete the Post-Deployment Health Assessment (PDHA) (Hoge, Auchterlonie, and Milliken, 2006). The instrument asks, “during the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by . . ” (DoD, 2008). 7 percent of those returning from deployments in other locations reported having some or many such thoughts (Hoge, Auchterlonie, and Milliken, 2006).
3. 3 show that, between 2001 and 2004, the DoD suicide rate was a little more than half of what one would expect given the demographic profile of DoD. S. rate has remained relatively constant, thereby narrowing the gap between the two (we discuss temporal trends in more detail later in this chapter). Furthermore, if one assumes the national rate to remain constant in 2007 and 2008, the gap between the DoD rate and the national rate may become even narrower. We also created an adjusted national rate for each service and compared this with each service’s actual rate.