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Nationwide study to examine posttraumatic stress and brain injury

A nationwide study to understand the nature behind post-traumatic stress disorder has been launched in the U.S. Funded by the Department of Defense Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program, the study will be a $60 million, five-year, 10-site Clinic consortium. The study will lead to the prevention and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. These are two prevalent and poorly understood battlefield-related disorders that affect millions of citizens, both military and civilian.

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