Circulating Lymphocyte Subsets, Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity, and Components of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Croatian War Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Cross-Sectional Study

Vidović, Anđelko; Vilibić, Maja; Sabioncello, Ante; Gotovac, Katja; Rabatić, Sabina; Folnegović-šmalc, Vera; Dekaris, Dragan
April 2007
Croatian Medical Journal;2007, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p198
Academic Journal
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