Topic: Texas Combat PTSD Risk Project

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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Working with Fort Hood soldiers, researchers seek factors that predispose service members to posttraumatic stress disorder

Nov. 16, 2009

Brian Baldwin, a retired army officer and project manager for the Texas Combat PTSD Risk Project, knows first-hand the consequences of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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PTSD Study Examines Iraq Soldiers

Oct. 12, 2009
<p align="right">Dr. Michael Telch</p>

During the past few years, soldiers have been bused from Fort Hood to Dr. Michael Telch's anxiety disorders research lab to help determine the factors that may predispose service members to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as part of the Texas Combat PTSD Risk Project.

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