PTSD-gene link found in Northern Illinois University students after campus shootings


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A study of college students' reactions to shootings on their Illinois campus gives fresh insight into how genes may influence the psychological impact of traumatic events.

The researchers found that symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder were more common in Northern Illinois University students who
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