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Military Suicides

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Military Suicides

Military Suicides

Military Suicides

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NPR's Bob Edwards talks to Dr. Paul Ragan, an associate professor of psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The two discuss the Army's study on military suicides in Iraq, which swelled to more than 20 during last year's combat on Iraq. Ragan says that number is "clearly elevated" from the usual number in active duty troops.