News, Updates and Research about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Women in their 50s more prone to PTSD than men
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rates peak in women later than they do in men. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Annals of General Psychiatry found that men are most vulnerable to PTSD between the ages of 41 and 45 years, while women are most vulnerable at 51 to 55.