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

  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder after cancer diagnosis in adults: A meta‐analysis},
  author={S. Swartzman and J. Booth and A. Munro and F. Sani},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  • S. Swartzman, J. Booth, +1 author F. Sani
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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