Predicting PTSD prospectively based on prior trauma history and immediate biological responses.

Abstract

Studies examining the biopsychology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have suggested that PTSD is characterized by alterations of the primary stress pathways: the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). More recent investigations point to the presence of these alterations soon after a traumatic event… (More)

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@article{Delahanty2006PredictingPP, title={Predicting PTSD prospectively based on prior trauma history and immediate biological responses.}, author={Douglas L. Delahanty and Nicole Nugent}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={2006}, volume={1071}, pages={27-40} }