Coexisting Medical Conditions, Smoking Explain PTSD-CVD Link

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 — The correlation between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is not independent and is explained by physical and psychiatric conditions and smoking, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Ph.D., from…