DESNOS in three postconflict settings: assessing cross-cultural construct equivalence.

@article{Jong2005DESNOSIT,
  title={DESNOS in three postconflict settings: assessing cross-cultural construct equivalence.},
  author={Joop T. V. M. de Jong and Ivan H. Komproe and Joseph Spinazzola and Bessel A. van der Kolk and Mark Humphrey Van Ommeren},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={13-21}
}
This study examined the cross-cultural construct equivalence of the Structured Interview for Disorders of Extreme Stress (SIDES), an instrument designed to assess symptoms of Disorders of Extreme Stress Not Otherwise Specified (DESNOS). Participants completed the SIDES as a part of an epidemiological survey conducted between 1997 and 1999 among survivors of war or mass violence in Algeria (n = 652), Ethiopia (n = 1,200), and Gaza (n = 585). Findings indicated that the factor structure of the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 37 references

Distinguishing between the validity and utility of psychiatric diagnoses.

The American journal of psychiatry • 2003
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Trauma interventions in war and peace: Prevention, practice, and policy

B. Green, M. Friedman, +5 authors J.A
2003
View 2 Excerpts

Community mental health as practiced by the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

S. Qouta, E. El Sarraj
2002

Terrorism, traumatic events and mental health in Algeria

M. A. Ait Sidhoum, R Arar, C Bouatta, N. Khaled, M ElMasri.
In J.T.V.M., • 2002

Toward a culturally informed epidemiology: A pragmatic model for qualitative and quantitative psychiatric research in cross-cultural contexts

de Jong, J.T.V.M, M. H. Van Ommeren
Transcultural Psychiatry, • 2002

Trauma, war and violence: Public mental health in socio-cultural context

de Jong, J.T.V.M
2002

Walks in Kaliti, life in a destitute shelter for the displaced in Addis Ababa

L. Aptekar, R. Giel
In J.T.V.M., • 2002
View 1 Excerpt

Complex Trauma and the Disorders of Extreme Stress (DESNOS) diagnosis, part two: Treatment

T Luxenburg, Spinazzola, J. J. Hidalgo, C Hunt, B. van der Kolk
Directions in Psychiatry, • 2001

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…