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Post-traumatic stress disorder isn’t just a soldier’s disease. This psychiatric condition can develop in anyone who has survived or witnessed a traumatic event like a life-threatening accident, a natural disaster, or a violent assault—and the symptoms may not manifest until years later. Sufferers may experience severe anxiety or uncontrollable thoughts of reliving the event that terrified them; these symptoms can be ongoing, or triggered by something specific.
Epigenetic Mechanisms of Post-traumatic Stress and Depression after Sexual Assault | Zannas | $75,000
Epigenetic Mechanisms of Post-traumatic Stress and Depression After Sexual Assault 2019 Award: $75,000 More than 40 million Americans each year present to US emergency departments (EDs) for evaluation after trauma exposure. Posttraumatic stress disorder [...]
Genetic Risk Factors of Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients | Nash | $39,886
Genetic Risk Factors of Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients 2019 Award: $39,886 Medical post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be triggered by any number of surgical or medical interventions or critical illness. [...]