From the January 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Aftermath of War

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WASHINGTON, D.C.--The first government-sponsored study of Vietnam veterans has tentatively concluded that more than 40% of them suffer major emotional difficulties, such as alcoholism and narcotics abuse.

The study, based on a relatively small sample of 380 veterans of the Vietnam era, not all of whom served there, found that nearly 60% of the Vietnam veterans returned home with nightmares, physical...

-- Bernard Weinraub