Assessment of life stress events: the etiology and measurement of traumatic stress disorder.

@article{Miller1992AssessmentOL,
  title={Assessment of life stress events: the etiology and measurement of traumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Thomas W. Miller and P V Kamenchenko and A Krasniasnski},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={215-27}
}
The impact of stressful life events on health has been of considerable interest from a cross-cultural perspective. Examined herein is the etiology and onset of post-traumatic stress disorder with careful review of the diagnostic criteria, current measures used and clinical dimensions of PTSD. Also examined from a cross-cultural perspective is how psychological trauma may be processed by victims of trauma and subsequent approaches both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic to the treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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