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Stress

24 February 2011

Stress hormone linked to PTSD in women

Women, but not men, with post-traumatic stress disorder have high blood levels of a stress-related hormone, new research shows.

Women, but not men, with post-traumatic stress disorder have high blood levels of a stress-related hormone, new research shows.

The team also found that, due to genetic variations, PTSD may be triggered by different biological pathways in women and men.

 

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