Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)
Vietnam-Era Twin Registry Scientific Findings
For a complete list of VET Registry Publications, download this PDF file.
Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Aging Vietnam-Era Veterans: Veterans Administration Cooperative Study 569: Course and Consequences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Vietnam-Era Veteran Twins
The results of this VET Registry research project were published in the March 2016 edition of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. The journal version isn't available to the general public due to their copyright policy, but restricted access is available through the PubMed website.
Another option is to read this manuscript which is the final version of the paper before it was submitted to the Journal. These are Figures 1 and 2 from the manuscript.
Citation for the paper: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Mar;24(3):181-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.05.004. Epub 2015 May 16
Below are links to the VET Registry’s newsletter, The Twin Times. These newsletters include information on selected studies, researchers, healthy advice, and VET Registry staff.
Focus Group Findings
If interested, the VET Registry can provide copies of any scientific article based on VET Registry studies. Please Contact Us to request articles. The Registry will either mail the requested articles or explain to obtain a copy from appropriate sources based on copyright laws and VA regulations.