Medscape publishes article on Danish trauma study

MADRID — Individuals diagnosed with traumatic stress disorder have a significant and persistent risk of subsequently developing schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, a large-scale registry study indicates.

Niels Okkels, MD, Department of Affective Disorders, Aarhus University Hospital Risskov, in Denmark, found that there was an eightfold increased risk of developing schizophrenia and a fourfold increased risk for bipolar disorder 5 years after experiencing trauma.

Read the the article on Medscape.com

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