Peritraumatic responses and their relationship to perceptions of threat in female crime victims.

@article{Kaysen2005PeritraumaticRA,
  title={Peritraumatic responses and their relationship to perceptions of threat in female crime victims.},
  author={Debra L. Kaysen and Miranda Morris and Shireen L Rizvi and Patricia A. Resick},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={1515-35}
}
Peritraumatic responses, aside from dissociation, have been understudied in acute trauma populations. Participants were 172 female rape, 68 assault, and 80 robbery victims recruited through formal reporting agencies and assessed 1 month after the crime. Despite substantial overlap across crimes, rape victims reported more emotional responses reflecting fear… CONTINUE READING