Josefin Sveen

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Research into the neural underpinnings of memory formation has focused on the encoding of familiar verbal information. Here, we address how the brain supports the encoding of novel information that does not have meaning. Electrical brain activity was recorded from the scalps of healthy young adults while they performed an incidental encoding task (syllable(More)
BACKGROUND To date there is a lack of studies assessing the psychometric properties of the recently revised PTSD Checklist (PCL), the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5). The aim of this pilot study was to examine the psychometric properties of the PCL-5 in parents of children with burns. METHODS The participating parents (N=62, mean age=38) completed(More)
E arly interventions for psychological consequences of traumatic events should be based on the best available evidence while they are delivered in a great variety of contexts (Litz, 2015). Additionally, these interventions are to be delivered in collaboration with local organizations and a wide range of other first responders, including other emergency(More)
Trauma-related attentional bias is suggested to play a role in maintaining posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although being burn injured is a traumatic event for many patients, there are no prospective studies investigating attentional bias. The aims were to assess burn-specific attentional bias 1 year after burn, and its associations with risk factors(More)
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