The Forgotten Fallen? soldiers affected by mental disorder

In 2010, 3,942 UK Armed Forces personel were assessed with a mental disorder:

  • 1,568 were adjustment disorders [adapting to a significant life change]
  • 835 were a depressive episode
  • 249 were post-traumatic stress disorder

The British military provides mental health care in the UK through 15 Departments of Community Mental Health.

(Source: MoD)

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The Forgotten Fallen?

As part of our 'Forgotten Fallen?' series, ITV News correspondent Geraint Vincent has uncovered fears that not enough is being done to help soldiers left scarred by the battlefield.