Psychological resilience and dysfunction among hospitalized survivors of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: a latent class approach.

  title={Psychological resilience and dysfunction among hospitalized survivors of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: a latent class approach.},
  author={George A. Bonanno and Samuel Mun-yin Ho and Jane C. K. Chan and Rosalie S Y Kwong and Celia K Y Cheung and C. Wong and Vivian C. W. Wong},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  volume={27 5},
  • G. BonannoS. Ho V. Wong
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
OBJECTIVE To examine trajectories of psychological functioning using latent class analysis on a sample of hospitalized survivors of the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Hong Kong. DESIGN A longitudinal study of 997 survivors, recruited from among 1,331 individuals hospitalized for SARS, were interviewed at 6, 12, and 18 months after hospitalization. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Psychological and physical functioning at each time point was measured using the 12-item Medical… 

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