Appropriateness of DSM-III-R criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Solomon1990AppropriatenessOD,
  title={Appropriateness of DSM-III-R criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Susan D. Solomon and Glorisa J. Canino},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={227-37}
}
This research examines the DSM-IIIR criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study questions whether the psychiatric sequelae resulting from exposure to extraordinary traumatic events (stressor criterion A) do in fact differ from the sequelae resulting from exposure to more common yet stressful life experiences. The study also examines whether PTSD sequelae (criteria B-D) accurately describe the responses of victims even of extreme events fitting the DSM-III-R definition of… CONTINUE READING

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