Acute psychological reactions in assault victims of non-domestic violence: peritraumatic dissociation, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

@article{Johansen2006AcutePR,
  title={Acute psychological reactions in assault victims of non-domestic violence: peritraumatic dissociation, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.},
  author={Venke A. Johansen and Astrid Klopstad Wahl and Dag Erik Eilertsen and B. Hanestad and Lars Weisaeth},
  journal={Nordic journal of psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={452-62}
}
The aims of this study were to investigate acute and subacute post-traumatic reactions in victims of physical non-domestic violence. A Norwegian sample of 138 physically assaulted victims was interviewed and a questionnaire was completed. The following areas were examined: the frequency and intensity of acute and subacute psychological reactions such as peritraumatic dissociation (PD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety and depression; the relationship between several… CONTINUE READING
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