Posttraumatic intrusion, avoidance, and social functioning: a 20-year longitudinal study.

@article{Solomon2007PosttraumaticIA,
  title={Posttraumatic intrusion, avoidance, and social functioning: a 20-year longitudinal study.},
  author={Zahava Solomon and Mario Mikulincer},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={316-24}
}
The study assesses posttraumatic intrusion, avoidance, and social functioning among 214 Israeli combat veterans from the first Lebanon War with and without combat stress reaction (CSR) 1, 2, 3, and 20 years after the war. CSR veterans reported higher intrusion and avoidance than did non-CSR veterans. With time, there was a decline in these symptoms. In… CONTINUE READING