Genetic Markers Linked To PTSD

March 11, 2015 6:48 PM

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Statistics show that about 7 percent of Americans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These individuals are also at risk of developing other health problems that can develop into issues with memory, insomnia, anxiety, and even suicidal thoughts.

Now, a new study shows that besides a traumatizing event triggering the problem, there may also be a genetic link to PTSD. In the most recent research published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers targeted genetic markers of the condition to further investigate gene expression among peo...

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