Compare the Medical Conditions of Gulf War Veterans to Non-Deployed Veterans
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Primary Hypothesis: Gulf War veterans will have an equal prevalence or mean level of the following medical and psychological conditions frequently reported in the literature compared to a control group of nondeployed veterans: (1) chronic fatigue syndrome, (2) fibromyalgia, (3) post-traumatic stress disorder, (4) neurologic abnormalities, including peripheral neuropathy and cognitive dysfunction, and (5) general health status.
Condition or disease
Chronic Fatigue SyndromeFibromyalgiaPost-Traumatic Stress DisorderNeurologic AbnormalitiesGeneral Health Status
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Gulf War (GW) veterans and their spouses and children and Gulf War era nondeployed veterans and their spouses and children.