DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder: factor structure and rates of diagnosis.

@article{Gentes2014DSM5PS,
  title={DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder: factor structure and rates of diagnosis.},
  author={Emily L. Gentes and Paul A. Dennis and Nathan A Kimbrel and Michelle B Rissling and Jean C. Beckham and Patrick S. Calhoun},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2014},
  volume={59},
  pages={60-7}
}
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a significant problem among Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans. To date, however, there has been only limited research on how the recent changes in DSM-5 influence the prevalence and factor structure of PTSD. To address this key issue, the present research used a modified version of a gold-standard clinical interview to assess PTSD among a large sample of Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans (N = 414). Thirty-seven percent of the sample met DSM-5 criteria for PTSD… CONTINUE READING