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The Validation of a Self-Report Measure of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
The present article reports on the development and validation of a self-report measure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale (PTDS), that yields both a PTSDExpand
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A national survey of stress reactions after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
BACKGROUND People who are not present at a traumatic event may also experience stress reactions. We assessed the immediate mental health effects of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Expand
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Invisible Wounds of War. Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery
Abstract : Since 2001, 1.64 million U.S. troops have been deployed for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) in Afghanistan and Iraq. Evidence suggests the psychological toll ofExpand
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A mental health intervention for schoolchildren exposed to violence: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT No randomized controlled studies have been conducted to date on the effectiveness of psychological interventions for children with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that hasExpand
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The Optimistic Child
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Children on the Homefront: The Experience of Children From Military Families
OBJECTIVE: Although studies have begun to explore the impact of the current wars on child well-being, none have examined how children are doing across social, emotional, and academic domains. In thisExpand
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A comparison of exposure therapy, stress inoculation training, and their combination for reducing posttraumatic stress disorder in female assault victims.
Ninety-six female assault victims with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were randomly assigned to 4 treatment conditions: prolonged exposure (PE), stress inoculation training (SIT),Expand
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A school-based mental health program for traumatized Latino immigrant children.
OBJECTIVE To pilot-test a school mental health program for Latino immigrant students who have been exposed to community violence. METHOD In this quasi-experimental study conducted from JanuaryExpand
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Effectiveness of a quality improvement intervention for adolescent depression in primary care clinics: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Depression is a common condition associated with significant morbidity in adolescents. Few depressed adolescents receive effective treatment for depression in primary care settings. Expand
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Evidence-Based Mental Health Programs in Schools: Barriers and Facilitators of Successful Implementation
Although schools can improve children’s access to mental health services, not all school-based providers are able to successfully deliver evidence-based practices. Indeed, even when school cliniciansExpand
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