FGID functional gastrointestinal disorder

FSH follicle stimulating hormone

FVC forced vital capacity

GAD generalized anxiety disorder

GAO Government Accountability Office

GHQ-12 12-item General Health Questionnaire

GI gastrointestinal

GW Gulf War

GWV Gulf War deployed veterans

HIV human immunodeficiency virus

HPA hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis

HR hazard ratio

HSC Health Symptoms Checklist

IBS irritable bowel syndrome

ICD International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

IOM Institute of Medicine

LH luteinizing hormone

MANOVA multivariate analysis of variance

MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin

MCS multiple chemical sensitivity

MCV mean corpuscular volume

MDD major depressive disorder

MRR mortality rate ratio

MS multiple sclerosis

NART National Adults Reading Test

NAS National Academy of Sciences

NDI National Death Index

NDV nondeployed veterans

NIH National Institutes of Health

NIS neuropathy impairment score

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NTE neuropathy target esterase

ODTP Oregon Dual Task Procedure

OPIDP organophosphate-induced delayed polyneuropathy

OR odds ratio

PASAT Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test

PB pyridostigmine bromide

PCL patient checklist

PCL-C Patient Checklist-Civilian

PCL-M Patient Checklist-Military

PFT pulmonary function test

PHQ Patient Health Questionnaire

PIR proportional incidence ratio

PMR proportional morbidity ratio

PON1 paraoxonase-1

POW prisoner of war



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