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1:50 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

UK To Conduct Military Suicide Study

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A new research study in Kentucky will examine the effect of military suicides on family and friends.

The number of Army personnel who took their own lives reached a new monthly high mark in July. Dr. Julie Cerel from the University of Kentucky College of Social Work is investigating the toll military-related suicides take on not just close loved ones, but fellow service members as well.

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