Post-traumatic stress disorder symptom remission and cognition in a large cohort of civilian women

Authors: Jiaxuan Liu, Andrea L Roberts, Rebecca B Lawn, Shaili C Jha, Laura Sampson, Jennifer A Sumner, Jae H Kang, Eric B Rimm, Francine Grodstein, Liming Liang, Sebastien Haneuse, Laura D Kubzansky, Karestan C Koenen, Lori B Chibnik

Journal: Psychological Medicine

Year Published: 2023

Background Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with cognitive impairments. It is unclear whether problems persist after PTSD symptoms remit. Methods Data came from 12 270 trauma-exposed women in the Nurses’ Health Study II. Trauma and […]

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 […]

Water intake reverses dehydration associated impaired executive function in healthy young women

Authors: Nina S Stachenfeld, Cheryl A Leone, Ellen S Mitchell, Eric Freese, Laura Harkness

Journal: Physiology and Behavior

Year Published: 2018

Introduction: Healthy women do not always consume Recommended Daily Levels of fluid intake ad libitum. We hypothesized that 1) women lose ≥ 1.0% BW during daily activities, 2) that mild body water loss impairs memory and […]

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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