About the Authors

Kamaldeep Bhui


Affiliation Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom

Brian Everitt

Affiliation Institute of Psychiatry King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Edgar Jones

Affiliation King's Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The data collection was commissioned from IPSOS-MORI. KB and EJ are trustees of Careif. KB is Director of MSc Psychological Therapies, MSc Transcultural Mental Healthcare, and co-Director of MSc Mental Health and Law. EJ is Director of MSc War and Psychiatry. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KB. Performed the experiments: EJ KB. Analyzed the data: KB BE. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KB. Managed the study: KB. Reviewed the questionnaires: EJ KB. Secured ethical permissions: EJ KB. Oversaw the data collection by a survey company, IPSOS-MORI: EJ KB. Performed statistical analyses: KB BE. Provided comments to manuscript: EJ BE. Prepared first draft: KB. Edited subsequent drafts: KB. Had full access to all the data and final responsibility for the decision to submit: KB.