Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Exploring the Effects of Exercise Training on PTSD Symptoms and Physical Health in Older Veterans with PTSD|
Katherine S. Hall
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|| February 2020 -
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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent among military Veterans, and affects over 30% of older, Vietnam-era Veterans. These servicemembers have endured nearly 40 years with these symptoms, and as a result, have significantly poorer health, higher rates of chronic disease and obesity, and an excess mortality rate 3 times higher than the general population. Clearly PTSD is more than just a psychological disorder. There is evidence to suggest that the pathway from PTSD to poor health is m...
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