Posttraumatic stress symptoms and depression in mothers of children with severe burn injuries.

@article{Fukunishi1998PosttraumaticSS,
  title={Posttraumatic stress symptoms and depression in mothers of children with severe burn injuries.},
  author={Isao Fukunishi},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  year={1998},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={331-5}
}
This study examined posttraumatic stress symptoms and depressive symptoms in mothers of children with burn injuries from accidentally falling into a bathtub filled with hot water. Subjects were 16 pairs, children with burn injuries and their mothers. Psychiatric interviews were administered to the mothers to check the presence or absence of mental disorders. The severity of mothers' depressive symptoms was rated on the Hamilton Depression Scale. Prevalence rates of DSM-IV posttraumatic stress… CONTINUE READING
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