Frontal Lobe Injury and Executive Control of Cognition and Emotion
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Clinical Science R&D
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious psychiatric condition that affects a substantial number of military personnel who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Over 30% of all OEF/OIF/OND Veterans who receive health care from the VA have been diagnosed with PTSD. The disorder is characterized by symptom clusters of re-experiencing or intrusion, hyperarousal, avoidance, and negative alterations in cognition. In addition to these distressing emotional and mood problems, impairments in attenti...