Targeting the inflammatory response to treat post-traumatic anxiety and depression.
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
July 2017 -
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The stress of deployment and exposure to traumatic events puts soldiers at a greater risk than the general public for the development of psychological disorders, including anxiety and depression, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder. These mental disorders occur with high comorbidity, and the prevalence of these conditions in Veterans of the recent Iraq and Afghanistan wars (OEF/OIF) is a concern of high significance for the VA. While a number of therapeutic options are available for the tr...