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NEW YORK – Methylation of a gene involved in the formation of memories may provide protection against the development of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study.

PTSD is a chronic condition that people may develop following exposure to traumatic events such as disasters, violence, and war, and is marked by re-experiencing the event, avoidance of stimuli associated with the event, and hyperarousal. 

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