Submitted for Publication: July 2, 2013; final revision received September 21, 2013; accepted November 8, 2013.
Published Online: February 26, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4374.
Study concept and design: Eraly, Nievergelt, O’Connor, Baker.
Acquisition of data: Nievergelt, Biswas, O’Connor, Baker.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Eraly, Nievergelt, Maihofer, Barkauskas, Agorastos, Baker.
Drafting of the manuscript: Eraly, Nievergelt, Baker.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Eraly, Nievergelt, Maihofer, Barkauskas, Agorastos.
Obtained funding: Eraly, Baker.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Biswas, O’Connor.
Study supervision: Nievergelt, Baker.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Eraly was funded by a UCSD Department of Medicine Career Award and by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant HL094728; Drs Nievergelt, O’Connor, Baker, and MRS personnel were supported by VA Health Service Research and Development Project Number SDR 09-0128, National Institutes of Health MH093500, the US Marine Corps, and the US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Role of the Sponsor: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the federal government.
Group Information:MRS coinvestigators: Mark A. Geyer, PhD (Department of Psychiatry, UCSD), Victoria B. Risbrough, PhD (VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, UCSD), Gerald E. Larson, PhD (Naval Health Research Center), Brett T. Litz, PhD (Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System), William P. Nash, MD (Boston VA Research Institute), Nicholas J. Schork, PhD (Scripps Translational Research Institute), Jennifer J. Vasterling, PhD (Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System), Paul S. Hammer, MD (Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury), and Jennifer A. Webb-Murphy, PhD (Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control); members of the administrative core: Anjana Patel, BS, BA, Andrew De La Rosa, BS, and Patricia Gorman, BSc, DC; and members of the MRS Team, including logistic coordinators, clinician-interviewers, and data collection staff listed in our methods article.29
Additional Contributions: Michael G. Ziegler, MD (Department of Medicine, UCSD), Deborah L. Wingard, PhD (Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, UCSD), Felix K. Yam, PharmD (School of Pharmacy, UCSD), and Florin Vaida, PhD (Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, UCSD) participated in helpful discussions. We thank the Marine and Navy Corpsmen volunteers for their military service and participation in this study.