Rumination in posttraumatic stress disorder

  title={Rumination in posttraumatic stress disorder},
  author={T. Michael and S. Halligan and D. Clark and A. Ehlers},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  • T. Michael, S. Halligan, +1 author A. Ehlers
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Recent studies have shown that rumination is a powerful predictor of persistent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, to date, the mechanisms by which rumination maintains PTSD symptoms are little understood. Two studies of assault survivors, a cross‐sectional (N = 81) and a 6‐month prospective longitudinal study (N = 73), examined several facets of ruminative thinking to establish which aspects of rumination provide the link to PTSD. The current investigation showed that rumination is… CONTINUE READING
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