Predicting Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Are you vulnerable?
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Predicting Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Are you vulnerable?

Katherine Bassil
Katherine Bassil

Researchers are one step closer to predicting vulnerability to PTSD in soldiers, which is good news for everyone as 1 in 5 people exposed to a traumatic event are likely to develop this stress disorder.

In 10 seconds? Neuroscientists have made a great discovery in understanding why not all individuals are vulnerable to developing PTSD. Comparing epigenetic profiles in the blood could prove to be successful in early prediction for individuals more likely to be exposed to a traumatic event, particularly soldiers.

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