Post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. An analysis of comorbidity.

  title={Post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. An analysis of comorbidity.},
  author={Avraham Bleich and Meni Koslowsky and Amit Dolev and Bernard Lerer},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND We examined psychiatric morbidity following war-related psychic trauma, with a special focus on the depressive comorbidity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD Subjects consisted of 60 Israeli veterans who sought psychiatric treatment 4-6 years after having been exposed to war trauma. PTSD and psychiatric comorbidity were diagnosed using the Structured Interview for PTSD and the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia. RESULTS Both lifetime (100%) and… CONTINUE READING
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