Female Veteran Health

Female Veteran Mental Health

Female veterans are exposed to physical and psychological factors increasing their risks of mental health conditions. Studies have found the rate of depression among female veterans being 51%-62% and PTSD being 22%-29%, which is substantially higher than their civilian counterparts rates of 14% and 2.6% respectively. CBD works on multiple neurotransmitters that are involved in depression and have a pharmacological profile similar to antipsychotics. It also possesses neuroprotective benefits which can help reduce anxiety and depressive-related symptoms.

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