posttraumatic stress disorder

The association of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and head injury with mid-life cognitive function in civilian women

Authors: Rebecca B Lawn, Shaili C Jha, Jiaxuan Liu, Laura Sampson, Audrey R Murchland, Jennifer A Sumner, Andrea L Roberts, Seth G Disner, Francine Grodstein, Jae H Kang, Laura D Kubzansky, Lori B Chibnik, Karestan C Koenen

Journal: Depression and Anxiety

Year Published: 2022

Background: Despite evidence linking posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and head injury, separately, with worse cognitive performance, investigations of their combined effects on cognition are limited in civilian women. Methods: The Cogstate Brief Battery assessment was […]

Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and cognitive function in a large cohort of middle-aged women

Authors: Jennifer A Sumner, Kaitlin Hagan, Fran Grodstein, Andrea L Roberts, Brian Harel, Karestan C Koenen

Journal: Depression and Anxiety

Year Published: 2017

Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been linked to cognitive decline, but research in women is generally lacking. We examined whether trauma and elevated PTSD symptoms were associated with worse cognitive function in middle-aged civilian women. […]

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