Genetic Markers Responsible for PTSD in US Marines Discovered

March 13, 2015 10:09 AM

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is so common among the soldiers that return home from battle zones, that it has become known as the mental condition of the armed forces. A new study discovered that some soldiers are genetically predisposed to it and some have it even worse by also experiencing adverse immunological reactions.

The authors of the study come from the University of Southampton (UK) and University of California, San Diego and they have published their discoveries in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. The significant finding reveals the possibility of identifying the soldiers that are at the most risk of experi...

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