Brain Trauma In Combat Tied To Increased Likelihood Of PTSD.

The Daily Caller (2/7, Callahan) reports that according to the results of the four-year Marine Resiliency Study published in the February issue of JAMA Psychiatry, “soldiers who experience brain trauma in combat are more likely to experience symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).” The study of 1,648 Marines revealed that “moderate to severe brain trauma raised PTSD symptom scores by 71 percent.” The study authors concluded, “Probability of PTSD was highest for participants with severe pre-deployment symptoms, high combat intensity, and deployment-related” traumatic brain injuries.

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— “What causes PTSD? Researchers come closer to finding out, “Katie Callahan, The Daily Caller, February 7, 2014.

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