Personality and peritraumatic dissociation in the prediction of PTSD in victims of road traffic accidents.

@article{Holeva2001PersonalityAP,
  title={Personality and peritraumatic dissociation in the prediction of PTSD in victims of road traffic accidents.},
  author={Vasiliki Holeva and Nicholas Tarrier},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={687-92}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the contribution of personality and peritraumatic dissociation in the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD Victims of road traffic accidents (RTA) were assessed within 2-4 weeks (Time 1) of the accident and again between 4 and 6 months (Time 2). The Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ) and Peritraumatic Dissociation Experience Questionnaire (PDEQ) were administered at Time 1 and posttraumatic stress symptoms were assessed at Time 2… CONTINUE READING

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