Olfactory functioning in Gulf War-era veterans: relationships to war-zone duty, self-reported hazards exposures, and psychological distress.

@article{Vasterling2003OlfactoryFI,
  title={Olfactory functioning in Gulf War-era veterans: relationships to war-zone duty, self-reported hazards exposures, and psychological distress.},
  author={Jennifer Vasterling and Kevin Brailey and Holly Tomlin and Janet Rice and Patricia B. Sutker},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          407-18
        }
}
To explore possible neurotoxic sequelae of Gulf War (GW) participation, olfactory identification performance, neurocognitive functioning, health perceptions, and emotional distress were assessed in 72 veterans deployed to the GW and 33 military personnel activated during the GW but not deployed to the war zone. Findings revealed that war-zone-exposed veterans reported more concerns about health, cognitive functioning, and depression than did their counterparts who did not see war-zone duty… CONTINUE READING

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