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A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavior therapy for Cambodian refugees with treatment-resistant PTSD and panic attacks: a cross-over design.
We examined the therapeutic efficacy of a culturally adapted cognitive-behavior therapy for Cambodian refugees with treatment-resistant posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comordid panicExpand
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Tinnitus among Cambodian refugees: relationship to PTSD severity.
Consecutive Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic were assessed for the presence and severity of current tinnitus (i.e., at least one episode in the last month). Fifty percent (52/104) ofExpand
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Assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder in Cambodian refugees using the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale: psychometric properties and symptom severity.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms were assessed by using the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) in a consecutive sample of Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic in theExpand
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‘The Ghost Pushes You Down’: Sleep Paralysis-Type Panic Attacks in a Khmer Refugee Population
Among a psychiatric population of Cambodian refugees (N = 100), 42% had current - i.e. at least once in the last year - sleep paralysis (SP). Of those experiencing SP, 91% (38/42) had visualExpand
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Sleep paralysis among Cambodian refugees: association with PTSD diagnosis and severity
Among Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic (n=100), 49% (49/100) had at least one episode of sleep paralysis (SP) in the previous 12 months. The annual and monthly SP prevalences wereExpand
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Olfactory-triggered panic attacks among Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic.
Olfactory panic attacks have not been systematically assessed in a psychiatric population by any previous studies. Among Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic, the present investigationExpand
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Somatic-focused therapy for traumatized refugees: Treating posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid neck-focused panic attacks among cambodian refugees.
The authors outline six steps to develop culturally sensitive treatment for traumatized refugees, which focus on somatic symptoms. Among Cambodian refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder, theExpand
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Neck-focused panic attacks among Cambodian refugees; a logistic and linear regression analysis.
Consecutive Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic were assessed for the presence and severity of current--i.e., at least one episode in the last month--neck-focused panic. Among the wholeExpand
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Gastrointestinal-focused panic attacks among Cambodian refugees: associated psychopathology, flashbacks, and catastrophic cognitions.
Among Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic, we assessed psychopathology associated with gastrointestinal panic (GIP), and investigated possible causal mechanisms, including "fear ofExpand
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Olfactory-Triggered Panic Attacks among Khmer Refugees: A Contextual Approach
One hundred Khmer refugees attending a psychiatric clinic were surveyed to determine the prevalence of olfactory-triggered panic attacks as well as certain characteristics of the episodes, includingExpand
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