The risk for PTSD: New findings

Published: February, 2007

New studies explore the high rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women and an unexpected association between IQ and PTSD risk.

It's well known that many more women than men are given a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder. A meta-analysis in the American Psychological Association's journal Psychological Bulletin reveals more about the causes of the difference.

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