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Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and displacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
A systematic review and meta-regression of the prevalence rates of PTSD and depression in the refugee and postconflict mental health field found nonrandom sampling, small sample sizes, and self-report questionnaires were associated with higher rates of mental disorder.
Five Essential Elements of Immediate and Mid–Term Mass Trauma Intervention: Empirical Evidence
A worldwide panel of experts on the study and treatment of those exposed to disaster and mass violence was assembled to extrapolate from related fields of research, and to gain consensus on intervention principles.
Considering PTSD for DSM‐5
A new set of diagnostic criteria is proposed for DSM‐5 that attempts to sharpen the A1 criterion, eliminates the A2 criterion, proposes four rather than three symptom clusters, and expands the scope of the B–E criteria beyond a fear‐based context.
Diagnosis and classification of disorders specifically associated with stress: proposals for ICD‐11
- A. Maercker, C. Brewin, G. Reed
- Psychology, MedicineWorld psychiatry : official journal of the World…
- 1 October 2013
Proposals include a narrower concept for PTSD that does not allow the diagnosis to be made based entirely on non‐specific symptoms, a new complex PTSD category that comprises three clusters of intra‐ and interpersonal symptoms in addition to core PTSD symptoms, and a new diagnosis of prolonged grief disorder.
Evidence for proposed ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD: a latent profile analysis
- M. Cloitre, Donn W. Garvert, C. Brewin, R. Bryant, A. Maercker
- PsychologyEuropean journal of psychotraumatology
- 15 May 2013
Preliminary data support the proposed ICD-11 distinction between PTSD and complex PTSD and support the value of testing the clinical utility of this distinction in field trials.
Posttraumatic stress disorder in children. The influence of developmental factors.
Acute Stress Disorder Scale: a self-report measure of acute stress disorder.
The Acute Stress Disorder Scale shows promise as a screening instrument to identify acutely traumatized individuals who warrant more thorough assessment for risk of PTSD.
Proposals for mental disorders specifically associated with stress in the International Classification of Diseases-11
Posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer. A conceptual and empirical review.
Does Early Psychological Intervention Promote Recovery From Posttraumatic Stress?
- R. McNally, R. Bryant, A. Ehlers
- PsychologyPsychological science in the public interest : a…
- 1 November 2003
Risk factors for PTSD, research on psychological debriefing, recent recommendations for crisis intervention and the identification of individuals at risk of chronic PTSD, and research on early interventions based on cognitive-behavioral therapy are reviewed.