Cancer, 117132

all cancers, 118125

Gulf War, 120123

PTSD and, 125126

skin cancer, 124125

testicular cancer, 123124

Vietnam War, 118120

CAPS. See Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale

Cardiovascular diseases, 183196

blood lipid concentrations, 188

cardiovascular symptoms, 183184, 191192

heart disease, 186187

hypertension, 184186, 189190

PTSD and, 188193

Cardiovascular reactivity, PTSD and, 190191

Cardiovascular system, in stress response, 6364

Career Development Study (CDS), 285286

Case-control studies, 2122

Casualty Information System, 239

Categories of association, 45, 2628.

See also Summary of findings regarding the association between deployment to a war zone and specific health and psychosocial effects

in identifying and evaluating the literature, 2628

inadequate/insufficient evidence to determine whether an association exists, 5, 27

limited but suggestive evidence of an association, 4, 27

limited/suggestive evidence of no association, 5, 28

sufficient evidence of a causal relationship, 4, 27

sufficient evidence of an association, 4, 27

CCEP. See Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program

CDC. See Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDS. See Career Development Study

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 118, 124, 127, 133, 142143, 158, 168, 174177, 185, 187, 193, 237, 248, 251253

Central nervous system (CNS), 53, 59, 6566, 207, 210, 225

CES. See Combat Exposure Scale

CFS. See Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chalder fatigue scale, 176

CHD. See Coronary heart disease

Chemical stressors, deployment-related, 39

Child Behavior Checklist, 285, 293

Childhood Physical Punishment Scale, 293

Children, psychosocial effects of parents’ deployment on, 285286, 291293

Children’s Depression Inventory, 292

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), 8687, 174178, 253

case definition of, 174

primary studies, 175



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