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Already, there is significant evidence that hippocampal volume is reduced in people with PTSD. So if you have the stressor event and need the physical evidence, you can show change. I think also one day people will see fragments of DNA from mitachondria in plasma which is proportional to neuronal damage through changes due to oxidative stress and increased permeability of blood brain barrier. There are biochemical, imaging and then also neurocognitive testing that can show change over time. Just a diary of pain is admissable.

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