Accession Number:

AD1061574

Title:

The Epigentic Changes of Adverse Childhood Experience, Combat Exposure, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Active Duty Service Members

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59 MDW San Antonio United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2018-08-20

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Since 911 1.64 million soldiers deployed. 50 experienced traumatic events, Friends killed, Seeing dead injured non-combatants, Witnessing accidents leading to individuals death, Smelling decomposing bodies. Of subset, 300,000 are projected to meet diagnosis criteria of PTSD Direct and indirect cost of care is 25,757 perindividuals in the first two years of deployment. Increased risk of psychiatric comorbidities, domesticviolence, family strain, and homelessness. Combat PTSD is complex likely involving multiple riskfactors and multiple pathophysiologies. Risk factors Adult traumatic even combat, Childhood adversity. Genetic risk factors SLC6A4 Environment x Genetics Multiple SNPsPathophysiologies, and Methylations changes. Autonomic pathologies

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE