Ethnoracial variations in acute PTSD symptoms among hospitalized survivors of traumatic injury.

@article{Stephens2010EthnoracialVI,
  title={Ethnoracial variations in acute PTSD symptoms among hospitalized survivors of traumatic injury.},
  author={Kari A. Stephens and Stanley Sue and Peter P. Roy-Byrne and J{\"u}rgen Un{\"u}tzer and Jin Wang and Frederick P. Rivara and Gregory J Jurkovich and Douglas F. Zatzick},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={384-92}
}
Ethnoracial minority status contributes to an increased risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after trauma exposure, beyond other risk factors. A population-based sampling frame was used to examine the associations between ethnoracial groups and early PTSD symptoms while adjusting for relevant clinical and demographic characteristics. Acutely injured trauma center inpatients (N = 623) were screened with the PTSD Checklist. American Indian and African American patients reported the… CONTINUE READING

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