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Dozens of genes are linked to post-traumatic stress disorder

Hippocampus brain tissue. Light micrograph of a sagittal (side view) section through the hippocampus of a rat's brain showing the nerve cells within it.

Among the genes that cause post-traumatic stress disorder are some that affect brain neurons (pictured, artificially coloured). Credit: Thomas Deerinck, NCMIR/SPL

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Nature 629, 11 (2024)



  1. Nievergelt, C. M. et al. Nature Genet. (2024).

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