Topic: Christopher Beevers

Soldiers Who Avoid Distressing Images More at Risk for PTSD, Research Shows

April 4, 2011

When presented with images of faces depicting various emotional states, people who look briefly at fearful expressions are more vulnerable to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) than those who look at the images longer, a finding of particular concern for U.S. soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, University of Texas at Austin researchers say.

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