Disasters and youth: a meta-analytic examination of posttraumatic stress.

@article{Furr2010DisastersAY,
  title={Disasters and youth: a meta-analytic examination of posttraumatic stress.},
  author={Jami M. Furr and Jonathan S Comer and Julie M. Edmunds and Philip C Kendall},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={765-80}
}
OBJECTIVE Meta-analyze the literature on posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms in youths post-disaster. METHOD Meta-analytic synthesis of the literature (k = 96 studies; Ntotal = 74,154) summarizing the magnitude of associations between disasters and youth PTS, and key factors associated with variations in the magnitude of these associations. We included peer-reviewed studies published prior to 1/1/2009 that quantitatively examined youth PTS (≤ 18 years at event) after a distinct and… CONTINUE READING