- •We examine longitudinal models of pain and PTSD symptoms among military personnel.
- •Pain and PTSD symptoms are strongly associated with one another across time.
- •PTSD symptoms show a particularly strong influence on subsequent pain symptoms.
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Writing of this manuscript was supported in part by the Office of Academic Affiliations, Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment, Department of Veterans Affairs, United States Government (K.J.S.), the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, and by a grant by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (grant no. W191ZSQ8118N6200001; W.C.W.).
The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Veterans Affairs or any of the institutions with which the authors are affiliated.