A team of researchers have identified a “trauma-associated sleep disorder,” which causes sleep disturbances in military personnel with combat-related trauma, according to a Stars and Stripes news report.

The team of researchers examined four active-duty soldiers who sought treatment over a nine-month period at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma. Each underwent evaluation at the hospital’s sleep clinic and was given an overnight exam called a polysomnogram, during which heart rate, brain waves, movements and sounds are monitored.

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