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Heeringa, Mitchell and colleagues find potential genetic susceptibility to PTSD

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"Genetic variants may put some soldiers at higher risk of PTSD" - EurekAlert!. 05/11/2016.

Estimates are that 11-20% of recent war veterans have or will develop PTSD. Analyzing DNA samples from about 13,000 soldiers, Steve Heeringa, Colter Mitchell, and a team of other scientists involved in the Army STARRS-LS, found two genetic variants that may be linked to an increased risk of PTSD.

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Army STARRS-LS web site

Researchers:

Steven Heeringa
Colter Mitchell

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Science Daily. Genetic variants may put some soldiers at higher risk of PTSD. 5/11/2016.

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