Corpus ID: 38114342

Conceptual Problems with the DSM-IV Criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

@inproceedings{RICHARDJ2004ConceptualPW,
  title={Conceptual Problems with the DSM-IV Criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder},
  author={M RICHARDJ. and Nally},
  year={2004}
}
  • M RICHARDJ., Nally
  • Published 2004
  • Controversy has haunted the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ever since its appearance in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 1980). At the outset, psychiatrists opposed to the inclusion of the diagnosis in DSM-III argued that the problems of trauma-exposed people were already covered by combinations of existing diagnoses. Ratifying PTSD would merely entail cobbling together selected… CONTINUE READING
    27 Citations
    Borderline personality or complex posttraumatic stress disorder? An update on the controversy.
    • 86
    The impact of endorsing Spitzer's proposed criteria for PTSD in the forthcoming DSM-V on male and female Veterans.
    • 5
    • Highly Influenced
    The utility of the A1 and A2 criteria in the diagnosis of PTSD.
    • 71
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Evaluation of traumatic events as defined by the DSM-IV-TR criteria
    • 1
    THEORETICAL CONCERNS IN APPLYING THE DIAGNOSIS OF PTSD TO PERSONS WITH HIV AND AIDS
    • 1
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 65 REFERENCES
    Diagnostic issues in posttraumatic stress disorder: considerations for the DSM-IV.
    • 240
    The invention of post-traumatic stress disorder and the social usefulness of a psychiatric category
    • 582
    • PDF
    Individual Differences in Posttraumatic Distress: Problems with the DSM-IV Model
    • M. Bowman
    • Medicine
    • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie
    • 1999
    • 149
    Does Early Psychological Intervention Promote Recovery From Posttraumatic Stress?
    • R. McNally, R. Bryant, A. Ehlers
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society
    • 2003
    • 546
    • PDF
    Flashbacks and post-traumatic stress disorder: the genesis of a 20th-century diagnosis.
    • 119
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Progress and controversy in the study of posttraumatic stress disorder.
    • R. McNally
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Annual review of psychology
    • 2003
    • 508
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    The concept of mental disorder. On the boundary between biological facts and social values.
    • J. Wakefield
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • The American psychologist
    • 1992
    • 943
    • PDF
    Shook over Hell: Post-Traumatic Stress, Vietnam, and the Civil War
    • 102
    • PDF