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The development of a Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale
Several interviews are available for assessing PTSD. These interviews vary in merit when compared on stringent psychometric and utility standards. Of all the interviews, the Clinician-AdministeredExpand
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Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale
Short Description of Instrument: The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) is a widely used 30-question interview that queries for a current or lifetime diagnosis of PTSD according to the PTSDExpand
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Neural correlates of exposure to traumatic pictures and sound in Vietnam combat veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: a positron emission tomography study
BACKGROUND Patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) show a reliable increase in PTSD symptoms and physiological reactivity following exposure to traumatic pictures and sounds. In this studyExpand
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The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM–5 (CAPS-5): Development and Initial Psychometric Evaluation in Military Veterans
The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) is an extensively validated and widely used structured diagnostic interview for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The CAPS was recently revised toExpand
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The Risks and Benefits of Participating in Trauma-Focused Research Studies
Concern about minimizing harm and maximizing benefit has been particularly acute with regard to the scientific study of individuals exposed to potentially traumatic events such as terrorist attack orExpand
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A Meta-Analytic Examination of Basal Cardiovascular Activity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Objective The objective of this meta-analytic study was to determine whether individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have higher levels of basal cardiovascular activity relative toExpand
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Decreased Anterior Cingulate Volume in Combat-Related PTSD
BACKGROUND Neuroanatomical data point to functional relationships between the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) and subcortical centers regulating fear, in particular, the amygdala. Functional brainExpand
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Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, physiological reactivity, alcohol problems, and aggression among military veterans.
This study examined the association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology and aggressive behavior among a sample of male Vietnam veterans (N = 1,328). Results indicated that theExpand
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Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5
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