Don't Stress Me Out, Dude. My Genes Can't Take It | GenomeWeb

This story from Wired reports on a study indicating that some people have a genetic susceptibility for post-traumatic stress disorder. Variations in a particular gene appeared to correlate with people who were more likely to develop PTSD than people who did not. The study of 900 adults was published in JAMA this week.

 

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