General intelligence and short-term memory impairments in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder patients

  title={General intelligence and short-term memory impairments in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder patients},
  author={Reza Emdad and Hans Peter S{\"o}ndergaard},
  journal={Journal of Mental Health},
  pages={205 - 216}
Background: Studies of the relationship between short-term memory and intelligence in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) patients are scarce. Aim: (1) To explore whether people with PTSD have equivalent levels of short-term, non-verbal memory on the Benton Visual Retention Test (BVRT), and whether they have equivalent levels of intelligence on the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices (RSPM), (2) If memory deficit is evident in the PTSD group, is it related to intelligence on the RSPM compared… 

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