Psychiatric distress and symptoms of PTSD among victims of bullying at work

  title={Psychiatric distress and symptoms of PTSD among victims of bullying at work},
  author={Stig Berge Matthiesen and S. Einarsen},
  journal={British Journal of Guidance & Counselling},
  pages={335 - 356}
  • Stig Berge Matthiesen, S. Einarsen
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • British Journal of Guidance & Counselling
  • Distress and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were investigated among targets of experienced bullying at work, that is, the exposure to persistent or recurrent oppressive, offensive, abusive behaviour where the aggressor may be a superior or a colleague. The participants in the present study were all recruited from two associations of bullied victims (n=102, response rate=57%). A high level of distress and symptoms of PTSD was revealed in the sample, both according to… CONTINUE READING
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