Dissociative subtype of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder in U.S. veterans.

  title={Dissociative subtype of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder in U.S. veterans.},
  author={Jack Tsai and Cherie Armour and Steven M. Southwick and R. H. Pietrzak},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) formally introduced a dissociative subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study examined the proportion of U.S. veterans with DSM-5 PTSD that report dissociative symptoms; and compared veterans with PTSD with and without the dissociative subtype and trauma-exposed controls on sociodemographics, clinical characteristics, and quality of life. Multivariable analyses were conducted on a nationally… CONTINUE READING
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