Depression is a major symptom of schizophrenia. It is marked by low moods and persistent feelings of sadness. It can complicate treatment for schizophrenia. Depression is often linked to hospitalization for patients with schizophrenia.
A recent Washington Post article claims, "Last year, 121 soldiers took their own lives, nearly 20 percent more than in 2006." The U.S. Army Medical Command Suicide Prevention Action Plan estimates that in 2007, about 2,100 soldiers injured themselves or attempted suicide, compared with about 350 in 2002. Whatever side of the…