Psychotic symptoms in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.

  title={Psychotic symptoms in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Ana Ka{\vs}telan and Tanja Fran{\vc}i{\vs}kovi{\'c} and Ljiljana Moro and Grzeta Ika Roncevi{\'c} and Jasna Grkovi{\'c} and Vlatka Jurcan and Tomislav Lesica and Mirjana Graovac and Igor Girotto},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={172 3},
The presence of psychotic symptoms in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has already been recognized. Using the Structured Clinical Interview Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, we searched for and assessed psychotic symptoms in 91 males suffering from combat-related PTSD. Hallucinations and delusions were present in 20% of patients. We divided all patients into three groups: the group with hallucinations and delusions, the group without these symptoms, and the group with "subthreshold… CONTINUE READING
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