Adverse Childhood Experiences and Serotonin Transporters: A Gene Environmental Study of the Risk of PTSD in Soldiers (ACES)
59th Medical Wing Science and Technology JBSA United States
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The purpose of the overall protocol was to study the role of early childhood psychological trauma interactions with both adult psychological trauma as well as high risk Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD genotypes in the risk for development of PTSD. This work will highlight how genetic and environmental influences interact to alter the risk for PTSD. This research will provide a more in depth understanding for future studies related to PTSD.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology