Psychotropic Medication Issues in Military & Veterans - USC Gould ...

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Psychotropic Medication Issues in Military & Veterans - USC Gould ...

Armed Forces Demographics• Age varies: ave Marine= 25 y/o; Air Force=30 y/o• Blacks overrepresented compared to general population; Asians& Hispanics underrepresented, though increasing.• Unprecedented use of Army & Air Force National Guard & allService Branches’ Reserve units due to steady reduction oftroops since early 90’s (about 40% of Army & 30% of Air Forcecomprised of NG/R components)• About 14% women (compared to less than 3% in Vietnam) –more than 200,000 – often in dual-military marriages• About 55% of active component are married; just under 50% ofreserve component5

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