Posttraumatic stress disorder after cancer diagnosis in adults: A meta‐analysis

@article{Swartzman2017PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder after cancer diagnosis in adults: A meta‐analysis},
  author={Samantha Swartzman and Josephine N. Booth and Alastair J. Munro and Fabio Sani},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2017},
  volume={34}
}
Since the introduction of serious illness as a potential traumatic stressor in the fourth version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM‐IV), research on the prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after cancer diagnosis has proliferated. Studies have reported widely varying estimates of the number of people with PTSD after cancer. The aim of this review is to synthesize quantitative data from studies reporting the proportion of people with… 

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