Neuropsychological functioning of U.S. Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war

  title={Neuropsychological functioning of U.S. Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war},
  author={Rosemary Toomey and Renee Alpern and Jennifer Vasterling and Dewleen G. Baker and Domenic J. Reda and Michael J. Lyons and William G. Henderson and Han K. Kang and Seth A. Eisen and Frances M. Murphy},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  pages={717 - 729}
Abstract Many U.S. Gulf War-era veterans complained of poor cognition following the war. This study assessed neuropsychological functioning in veterans 10 years after the war through objective tests. 2189 Gulf War-era veterans (1061 deployed, 1128 non-deployed) were examined at 1 of 16 U.S. Veterans Affairs medical centers. Outcomes included neuropsychological domains derived from factor analysis and individual test scores. Deployed veterans performed significantly worse than non-deployed… 

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