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Biological studies of post-traumatic stress disorder
This Review attempts to present the current state of understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder on the basis of psychophysiological, structural and functional neuroimaging, and endocrinological, genetic and molecular biological studies in humans and in animal models.
Race/ethnic differences in exposure to traumatic events, development of post-traumatic stress disorder, and treatment-seeking for post-traumatic stress disorder in the United States
- A. Roberts, S. Gilman, J. Breslau, N. Breslau, K. Koenen
- Medicine, PsychologyPsychological Medicine
- 29 March 2010
When PTSD affects US race/ethnic minorities, it is usually untreated, and large disparities in treatment indicate a need for investment in accessible and culturally sensitive treatment options.
The Psychological Risks of Vietnam for U.S. Veterans: A Revisit with New Data and Methods
- B. Dohrenwend, J. B. Turner, Nick Turse, Ben G. Adams, K. Koenen, R. Marshall
- 18 August 2006
A new exposure measure was constructed and exposure reports in diagnoses of 260 Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Study veterans were cross-checked to find little evidence of falsification, an even stronger dose-response relationship, and psychological costs that were lower than previously estimated but still substantial.
The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium
Exposure to interpersonal violence had the strongest associations with subsequent traumatic events, and limited resources may best be dedicated to those that are more likely to be further exposed such as victims of interpersonal violence.
Trauma and PTSD in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
- R. Kessler, S. Aguilar-Gaxiola, K. Koenen
- Psychology, MedicineEuropean journal of psychotraumatology
- 31 July 2017
Although a substantial minority of PTSD cases remits within months after onset, mean symptom duration is considerably longer than previously recognized and differential across trauma types with respect to PTSD risk.
Skills training in affective and interpersonal regulation followed by exposure: a phase-based treatment for PTSD related to childhood abuse.
- M. Cloitre, K. Koenen, L. Cohen, Hyemee Han
- PsychologyJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 October 2002
Phase 1 therapeutic alliance and negative mood regulation skills predicted Phase 2 exposure success in reducing PTSD, suggesting the value of establishing a strong therapeutic relationship and emotion regulation skills before exposure work among chronic PTSD populations.
Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in a national sample of adolescents.
Posttraumatic stress disorder in the World Mental Health Surveys
PTSD is prevalent cross-nationally, with half of all global cases being persistent and only half of those with severe PTSD report receiving any treatment and only a minority receive specialty mental health care.
Dissociation in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Evidence from the World Mental Health Surveys
Research review: DSM-V conduct disorder: research needs for an evidence base.
It is reported that although there is a great deal of exciting research into each of the topics, very little of it provides the precise sort of evidence base required to justify any alteration to the DSM-V conduct disorder diagnosis.