Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Psychological Trauma, Head Injury and Genetics: Detecting Changes in Cognition and Functioning in a Longitudinal Study of Veterans|
Yvette Z Szabo
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|| November 2019 -
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Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan often face lengthy and frequent deployments, increasing their risk for more severe psychological trauma (PT) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognition is strongly associated with the ability to function in occupational and social roles, which are key aspects of Veterans’ rehabilitation. PT and TBI contribute to cognitive decline, with the greatest impact on those individuals who have genetic predispositions and greater trauma exposures. To our knowl...
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