Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Accelerated Aging among Veterans with PTSD|
James B. Lohr
||San Diego, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The psychiatric aftermath of severe traumatic stress, including Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder (PTSD), is well recognized; however, less attention has been given to the growing evidence that Veterans with PTSD experience biological and cognitive deterioration. Specifically, PTSD is associated with an earlier occurrence of age-associated medical illnesses, higher risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, and higher mortality rates compared to those without PTSD. Whether this deterioration is bes...
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