Immune system response has direct links with Genetic Markers of PTSD –US marines tested

March 13, 2015 4:00 AM

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Genetic markers connected to the regulation of the immune system, has recently been recognized as having association with a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This research was carried out on 124 male US marines whose blood sample was tested before their deployment and then once again upon their return after 3 months to identify the disorder.

Such a discovery calls for identifying a new diagnostic method along with new medication. This would also call for the requirement for foreseeing the individuals who has more exposure to the risks associated with PTSD.

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