Dimensional latent structure of PTSD-symptoms reporting: Is it adding by subtracting?

@article{Kliem2016DimensionalLS,
  title={Dimensional latent structure of PTSD-symptoms reporting: Is it adding by subtracting?},
  author={S{\"o}ren Kliem and Christoph Kroeger and Heather M. Foran and Thomas M{\"o}\ssle and Heide Glaesmer and Markus Zenger and Elmar Br{\"a}hler},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={1663-1673}
}
Although posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is used as a distinct diagnosis in clinical practice, its symptoms were characterized as a dimensional structure in several taxometric analyses. However, a categorical latent structure of PTSD could be superimposed by using indistinct PTSD symptoms that can appear within the framework of other trauma-induced syndromes (e.g., depression, anxiety disorders). For that reason, in revising the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), a core set… CONTINUE READING

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