For many women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), declines in mental and physical health too often go hand-in-hand, researchers report.
“Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with a greater burden of medical illness than is seen in depression alone,” write the authors of a study in the June 28 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.
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Grohol, J. (2004). PTSD May Raise Physical Woes in Women. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 4, 2013, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2004/06/28/ptsd-may-raise-physical-woes-in-women/