Army Rumour Service
Screening soldiers doesn’t protect them from mental illness
I just saw this posted on Twitter and thought it odd. I'd have thought screening would be useful.
Prof. Wessely does have a very valid point about labelling people and we do of course see people wanting or claiming ptsd to excuse an act.
Are people surprised by this, has anyone been screened, what do people think, what else could be done?
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