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Briefing Date:11/05/2007
Topic:Gulf War and Health: Volume 6. Physiologic, Psychologic, and Psychosocial Effects of Deployment-Related Stress

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Committee on Gulf War and Health:
Physiologic, Psychologic, and Psychosocial Effects of Deployment-Related Stress

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Congressional Briefings
Monday, November 5, 2007
562 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.
and
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
340 Cannon House Office Bldg. – 4:00 p.m.

on

Gulf War and Health: Volume 6.
Physiologic, Psychologic, and Psychosocial Effects of Deployment-Related Stress

Part of the Institute of Medicine's Gulf War and Health series that was mandated by Congress in P.L. 105-277 and P.L. 105-368, this report offers a comprehensive review and evaluation of the scientific and medical evidence on associations between service-related stress and long-term, adverse health effects in Gulf War veterans. The report's findings are applicable to veterans of the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan as well.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on November 14, 2007 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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