Biological profiling of plasma neuropeptide Y in relation to posttraumatic stress symptoms in two combat cohorts

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Reijnen, Alieke; Geuze, Elbert; Eekhout, Iris; Maihofer, Adam X.; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Baker, Dewleen G.; Vermetten, Eric;
  • Subject: Neuroscience(all) | Cohort analysis | Major clinical study | CH - Child Health | Longitudinal study | Protein blood level | Healthy for Life | Life | Follow up | Military | ELSS - Earth, Life and Social Sciences | Priority journal | Diagnostic value | Resilience | Human | Deployment | Susceptibility marker | Healthy Living | Neuropeptide Y | Health | War | d_article_not_yet_freely_accessible | Military deployment | Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology | Sensitivity and specificity | posttraumatic stress disorder | Biological marker | Controlled study | Soldier | Adult | Male
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders

In order to decrease the risk of developing stress-related disorders after military deployment, biological vulnerability factors should be identified. Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is a peptide neurotransmitter that is associated with modulation of the stress response. Using the... View more
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