Description/Abstract

This brief is a summary of PTSD being prospectively associated with HD mortality among veterans free of HD at baseline.

Original Citation

Boscarino J. A. (2008). A prospective study of PTSD and early-age heart disease mortality among Vietnam veterans: Implications for surveillance and prevention. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(6), 668–676. https://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e31817bccaf

Document Type

Brief

Disciplines

Mental and Social Health | Military and Veterans Studies | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Extent

2 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Cardiovascular disease, Survival analysis, Depression, Veterans

Subject

Post-traumatic stress disorder; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--United States; Heart--Diseases

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

3-8-2013

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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