Further support for an association between the memory-related gene WWC1 and posttraumatic stress disorder: results from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study.

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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterized by pathologic, intrusive memories of the experienced traumata. The risk to develop PTSD depends on the cumulative exposure to traumatic experience (traumatic load), on the extent of childhood adversities, and on genetic factors. The latter account for about one third of interindividual variability (1… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.03.033

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@article{Sumner2014FurtherSF, title={Further support for an association between the memory-related gene WWC1 and posttraumatic stress disorder: results from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study.}, author={Jennifer A. Sumner and R. H. Pietrzak and Allison Aiello and Monica Uddin and Derek E. Wildman and Sandro Galea and Karestan Chase Koenen}, journal={Biological psychiatry}, year={2014}, volume={76 11}, pages={e27-8} }