A meta-analysis of cognitive functioning in older adults with PTSD.

  title={A meta-analysis of cognitive functioning in older adults with PTSD.},
  author={Sage Schuitevoerder and J. Rosen and E. Twamley and C. Ayers and H. Sones and J. Lohr and Elizabeth M Goetter and Greg A. Fonzo and Kathryn J Holloway and S. Thorp},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  volume={27 6},
  • Sage Schuitevoerder, J. Rosen, +7 authors S. Thorp
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of anxiety disorders
  • A meta-analysis was conducted to summarize and integrate the literature on the cognitive functioning of older adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We hypothesized that those with PTSD would exhibit worse performance in each of the cognitive domains studied when compared to older adults without PTSD. Major databases were queried and eleven articles met criteria for review. As predicted, there was evidence of worse performance across cognitive measures in older adult samples with… CONTINUE READING
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