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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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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 28 Jun 2004
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Grohol, J. (2004). PTSD May Raise Physical Woes in Women. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 18, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2004/06/28/ptsd-may-raise-physical-woes-in-women/

 

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