Do adverse childhood experiences increase the risk of postdeployment posttraumatic stress disorder in US Marines?

@inproceedings{Leardmann2010DoAC,
  title={Do adverse childhood experiences increase the risk of postdeployment posttraumatic stress disorder in US Marines?},
  author={Cynthia A Leardmann and Besa Smith and Margaret A K Ryan},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been associated with combat intensity, lack of social support, and adverse childhood factors among military personnel in previous studies. It has not been well established if adverse childhood experiences reported predeployment are independently associated with postdeployment PTSD. METHODS Data were… CONTINUE READING