Effects of sarin and cyclosarin exposure during the 1991 Gulf War on neurobehavioral functioning in US army veterans.

@article{Proctor2006EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of sarin and cyclosarin exposure during the 1991 Gulf War on neurobehavioral functioning in US army veterans.},
  author={Susan P. Proctor and Kristin J. Heaton and Tim Heeren and Roberta F. White},
  journal={Neurotoxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={931-9}
}
BACKGROUND During the Gulf War (GW), in early March 1991, a munitions dump at Khamisiyah, Iraq, was destroyed. Later, in 1996, the dump was found to have contained the organophosphate chemical warfare agents, sarin and cyclosarin. METHODS Data collected in a study conducted between 1994 and 1996, before the Khamisiyah incident was publicly disclosed, were used to examine neurobehavioral task performances of GW veterans (n=140) categorized as having received high, moderate, or low-to-no… CONTINUE READING
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