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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Volume 497: debated on Thursday 22 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many (a) armed forces personnel and (b) veterans have received treatment for (i) mental health problems, (ii) alcohol addiction and (iii) drug abuse since 2001; (295082)

(2) how many and what proportion of military personnel who have served or are serving in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan have been treated for post-traumatic stress disorder;

(3) how many new diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder there have been since 2001.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Moray (Angus Robertson) on 12 October 2009, Official Report, columns 416-417W.