Predictors of the new criteria for probable PTSD among older adults.

@article{Palgi2015PredictorsOT,
  title={Predictors of the new criteria for probable PTSD among older adults.},
  author={Yuval Palgi},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2015},
  volume={230 3},
  pages={777-82}
}
The definition of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) changed in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) and it is yet unclear how these changes affect the diagnosis of PTSD among older adults. The present study examined the contribution of demographic characteristics, functioning status, health related factors, as well as exposure to rocket attacks to prediction of probable PTSD in older adults. Three-hundred and thirty-nine community-dwelling adults (age range 50… CONTINUE READING

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