A latent class analysis of dissociation and posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence for a dissociative subtype.

@article{Wolf2012ALC,
  title={A latent class analysis of dissociation and posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence for a dissociative subtype.},
  author={Erika J Wolf and Mark W Miller and Annemarie F. Reardon and Karen A. Ryabchenko and Diane Castillo and Rachel A Freund},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={69 7},
  pages={698-705}
}
CONTEXT The nature of the relationship of dissociation to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is controversial and of considerable clinical and nosologic importance. OBJECTIVES To examine evidence for a dissociative subtype of PTSD and to examine its association with different types of trauma. DESIGN A latent profile analysis of cross-sectional data from structured clinical interviews indexing DSM-IV symptoms of current PTSD and dissociation. SETTINGS The VA Boston Healthcare System and… CONTINUE READING