Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 17 June 2019

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The percentage of "a nationally representative sample of U.S. veterans" with "probable" alcohol use disorder (AUD) who met criteria for "probable PTSD," according to an article in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, The burden of co-occurring alcohol use disorder and PTSD in U.S. Military veterans: Comorbidities, functioning, and suicidality. Among those with "probable PTSD," the researchers found that "16.8% met criteria for probable AUD." 

By The Numbers: 11 June 2019

The percentage of the population that "will have PTSD at some point in their lives," according to the VA's National Center for PTSD. 
Going through trauma is not rare. About 6 of every 10 men (or 60%) and 5 of every 10 women (or 50%) experience at least one trauma in their lives. Women are more likely to experience sexual assault and child sexual abuse.