Verbal memory impairment is a familial vulnerability factor for PTSD

Sangermano, Lisa M.
2015

We assessed combat veterans and their unexposed twins on verbal memory, verbal fluency, and visuospatial function. Both participants with PTSD and their unexposed twins without PTSD performed worse on verbal memory tasks, suggesting that impaired verbal memory ability is a preexisting, familial vulnerability factor for PTSD. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the grant requirement of the Tufts S... read more

Subjects
Summer Scholars Program.
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Memory--Testing.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/008315
ID: tufts:sd.0000355
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