A multisite study of initial respiration rate and heart rate as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Bryant2008AMS,
  title={A multisite study of initial respiration rate and heart rate as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Richard A. Bryant and Mark Christopher Creamer and Meaghan L O'donnell and Derrick M. Silove and Alexander C Mcfarlane},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 11},
  pages={1694-701}
}
OBJECTIVE Fear-conditioning models posit that increased arousal at the time of trauma predicts subsequent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This multisite study evaluated the extent to which acute heart rate and respiration rate predict subsequent chronic PTSD. METHOD Traumatically injured patients admitted to 4 hospitals across Australia between April 2004 and February 2006 were initially assessed during hospital admission (N = 1105) and were reassessed 3 months later for PTSD by using… CONTINUE READING
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