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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Ladwig, KH; Brockhaus, AC; Baumert, J; Lukaschek, K; Emeny, RT; Kruse, J; Codd, V; Häfner, S; Albrecht, E; Illig, T; Samani, NJ; Wichmann, HE; Gieger, C; Peters, A 
Titel:
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Not Depression Is Associated with Shorter Leukocyte Telomere Length: Findings from 3,000 Participants in the Population-Based KORA F4 Study. 
Abstract:
A link between severe mental stress and shorter telomere length (TL) has been suggested. We analysed the impact of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on TL in the general population and postulated a dose-dependent TL association in subjects suffering from partial PTSD compared to full PTSD.Data are derived from the population-based KORA F4 study (2006-2008), located in southern Germany including 3,000 individuals (1,449 men and 1,551 women) with valid and complete TL data. Leukocyte TL was mea...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
PLoS ONE 
Jahr:
2013 
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Seitenangaben Beitrag:
e64762 
Sprache:
eng 
TUM Einrichtung:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie