Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology following bone marrow transplantation for cancer.

@article{Jacobsen2002PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology following bone marrow transplantation for cancer.},
  author={Paul B. Jacobsen and Ian J. Sadler and Margaret Booth-Jones and Elizabeth M Soety and Michael A. Weitzner and Karen K. Fields},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={235-40}
}
This study examined the prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in 70 men and women treated with bone marrow transplantation for cancer. Findings indicated that the number of symptoms present ranged from 0 to a possible high of 17 (M = 3.0, SD = 3.9). As predicted. lower social support and higher avoidance coping I month pretransplant predicted greater PTSD symptom severity an average of 7 months posttransplant. These variables remained significant predictors… CONTINUE READING

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