Gene associated with high anxiety can have protective effect on the battlefield

Tel Aviv University’s Prof. Yair Bar-Haim reports that susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder can be identified through a combination of genetic and psychological testing. Through training, soldiers can learn to reduce their risk for PTSD, and testing could prove valuable in PTSD prevention for populations likely to be exposed to traumatic situations.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/afo…


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