Distress and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Abused Women

@article{Vitanza1995DistressAS,
  title={Distress and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Abused Women},
  author={Stephanie A. Vitanza and L C Vogel and Linda L. Marshall},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1995},
  volume={10},
  pages={23 - 34}
}
Emotional distress and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were examined among women in psychologically abusive relationships. Women (N = 93) were divided into three groups (none, moderate, severe) according to scores on the violence subscale of the Severity of Violence Against Women Scales (Marshall, 1992). All groups reported serious emotional distress on the Symptom Checklist 90-Revised (Derogatis, 1983) dimensions (e.g., more so than 93% of the nonclinical norm for global… Expand
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