Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and General Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents following a Wildfire Disaster

@article{McDermott2005PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and General Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents following a Wildfire Disaster},
  author={Brett McDermott and Erica Lee and Marianne D Judd and Peter Gibbon},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={50},
  pages={137 - 143}
}
Objective: To report on the use of the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (PTSD-RI) and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in identifying children and adolescents who may require psychological interventions following exposure to a wildfire disaster. Method: Six months after a wildfire disaster, we conducted a school-based program to screen for wildfire-related events, such as exposure to and perception of threat, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and general… 

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