FDA Food and Drug Administration

IOM Institute of Medicine

ISTSS International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

LOCF last observation carried forward

MAOI monoamine oxidase inhibitor

MeSH Medical Subject Heading

MMRM mixed-model repeated measurement

MVA motor vehicle accident

NaSSA noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant

NCS-R National Comorbidity Survey-Replication

NICE National Institute for Clinical Excellence

NMDA N-methyl-D-aspartic acid

NVVRS National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Survey

NTIS National Technical Information Service

OIF/OEF Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom

PTSD Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

RCT randomized controlled trial

REM rapid eye movement

SD standard deviation

SIT stress inoculation training

SNRI serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

SSRI selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

TBI traumatic brain injury

TCA tricyclic antidepressant

VA Department of Veterans Affairs


ADIS-IV Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule—DSM-IV

ASI Anxiety Sensitivity Index

ASI Addiction Severity Index

BAI Beck Anxiety Inventory

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