Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Peacekeepers: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Souza2011PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Peacekeepers: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={W. Souza and I. Figueira and M. Mendlowicz and E. Volchan and C. M. Portella and A. C. Mendonça-de-Souza and E. Coutinho},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={199},
  pages={309-312}
}
A meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among peacekeepers. A systematic review was carried out using Medline, Institute for Scientific Information/Web of Science and Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress databases, leading to a total of 12 studies reporting PTSD estimates. Pooled current PTSD prevalence was 5.3%, ranging from 0.05% to 25.8%, and a metaregression was used to investigate the variables that could account… Expand
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