Protocol for investigating genetic determinants of posttraumatic stress disorder in women from the Nurses' Health Study II


BACKGROUND One in nine American women will meet criteria for the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their lifetime. Although twin studies suggest genetic influences account for substantial variance in PTSD risk, little progress has been made in identifying variants in specific genes that influence liability to this common, debilitating… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-9-29


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