Post-traumatic stress disorder in primary-care settings: prevalence and physicians' detection.

  title={Post-traumatic stress disorder in primary-care settings: prevalence and physicians' detection.},
  author={Orit Taubman-Ben-ari and Jonathan Rabinowitz and Dina Feldman and R Vaturi},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={31 3},
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of PTSD in primary-care settings and regarding the ability of primary-care physicians to detect PTSD. The current study examines prevalence of PTSD in a national sample of primary-care attenders and primary-care physicians' detection of PTSD and general psychological distress in PTSD patients. METHODS Data are from a national study of 2975 primary-care attenders in Israel. Demographic data, responses to the GHQ-28, PTSD Inventory and physicians… CONTINUE READING

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