From the September 2010 magazine.

Alcoholism At Large

Alcohol 'more of a problem for returning troops than stress disorder'

Alcohol abuse is a bigger problem than post-traumatic stress disorder for British servicemen and women deployed in war zones, a 2010 study has concluded.

British Forces sent to Afghanistan and Iraq are 22% more likely to drink "hazardous" levels of alcohol than troops who were not deployed, researchers from King's College London said.

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