The New Jersey War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) has created a survey designed to help better understand the problems and needs of Persian Gulf War veterans.
What does PGWV stand for?
PGWV stands for Persian Gulf War Veterans
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Evidence is now sufficient to conclude that exposure to traumatic combat experiences led to posttraumatic stress disorder among some Persian Gulf War veterans, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
33 In a sample of Persian Gulf War veterans, the mean PCL score was 64.
A draft copy of the final report of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses (commonly called the PAC), leaked in November to The New York Times and The Washington Post, which found "no support for the myriad theories proposed as causes of illnesses among Persian Gulf war veterans, or even evidence there is a 'Gulf War Syndrome,'" according to the Post.
The 1998 Persian Gulf War Veterans Act requires the Secretary to review NAS reports that study scientific information and possible associations between illnesses and exposure to toxic agents by Veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War.
Support compensation of Persian Gulf War veterans for illnesses circumstantially linked to their service in the Persian Gulf War.
Unexplained illness among Persian Gulf War veterans in an Air National Guard Unit: Preliminary Report--August 1990-March 1995.
The NTIS collection includes: Female Gender and Other Potential Predictors of Functional Health Status Among Persian Gulf War Veterans examines the role of a number of reported health symptoms.