Interpersonal trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with severe mental illness: demographic, clinical, and health correlates.

@article{Mueser2004InterpersonalTA,
  title={Interpersonal trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with severe mental illness: demographic, clinical, and health correlates.},
  author={Kim T Mueser and Michelle P. Salyers and Stanley D. Rosenberg and Lisa A. Goodman and Susan M. Essock and Fred C. Osher and Marvin S. Swartz and Marian I. Butterfield},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={45-57}
}
This study's purpose was to evaluate the prevalence and correlates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in persons with severe mental illness. Standardized assessments of interpersonal trauma and PTSD were conducted in 782 patients with severe mental illness receiving services in one of five inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Analyses examined the prevalence of PTSD and the demographic, clinical, and health correlates of PTSD diagnosis. The overall rate of current PTSD in the… CONTINUE READING