Self-Reported Sleep Disturbance Mediates the Relationship Between PTSD and Cognitive Outcome in Blast-Exposed OEF/OIF Veterans.

@article{Verfaellie2016SelfReportedSD,
  title={Self-Reported Sleep Disturbance Mediates the Relationship Between PTSD and Cognitive Outcome in Blast-Exposed OEF/OIF Veterans.},
  author={Mieke Verfaellie and Lewina Onyi Lee and Ginette M C Lafleche and A. G. Spiro},
  journal={The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={309-19}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the contribution of sleep disturbance to cognitive performance following blast exposure. DESIGN Correlational research evaluating self-reported sleep disturbance as a mediator of the association between the primary blast-related comorbidities of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder and cognitive outcome. PARTICIPANTS One hundred sixty Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans with a history of blast exposure assigned to… CONTINUE READING
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