Post-traumatic stress symptoms and exacerbations in COPD patients.

@article{Teixeira2015PosttraumaticSS,
  title={Post-traumatic stress symptoms and exacerbations in COPD patients.},
  author={Paulo Jos{\'e} Zimermann Teixeira and L{\'u}cia Virg{\'i}nia Mendonça Gomes Porto and Christian Haag Kristensen and Alvaro Huber Santos and S{\'e}rgio Saldanha Menna-Barreto and Pedro Ant{\`U}nio Schmidt Do Prado-Lima},
  journal={COPD},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={90-5}
}
BACKGROUND Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common psychological consequence of exposure to traumatic stressful life events. During COPD exacerbations dyspnea can be considered a near-death experience that may induce post-traumatic stress symptoms. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between COPD exacerbations and PTSD- related symptoms. METHOD Thirty-three in-patients with COPD exacerbations were screened for the following: PTSS (Screen for Posttraumatic Stress… CONTINUE READING
8 Citations
21 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 references

Anxiety Inventory: Manual

  • AT Beck, Steer RA. Beck
  • San Antonio, TX: Psychological Corporation
  • 1993
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Depression Inventory: Manual

  • AT Beck, Steer RA. Beck
  • San Antonio, TX: Psychological Corporation
  • 1993
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…