Association Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Active-Duty Marines
VETERANS AFFAIRS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR STRESS AND MENTAL HEALTH SAN DIEGO CA
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Whether traumatic brain injury TBI is a risk factor for posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD has been difficult to determine because of the prevalence of comorbid conditions, overlapping symptoms, and cross-sectional samples. To examine the extent to which self-reported predeployment and deployment-related TBI confers increased risk of PTSD when accounting for combat intensity and predeployment mental health symptoms.
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