Screening for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children After Accidental Injury

  title={Screening for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children After Accidental Injury},
  author={J. Kenardy and S. Spence and Alexandra C Macleod},
  pages={1002 - 1009}
  • J. Kenardy, S. Spence, Alexandra C Macleod
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE. Children who have experienced an accidental injury are at increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder. It is, therefore, essential that strategies are developed to aid in the early identification of children at risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology after an accident. The aim of this study was to examine the ability of the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire to predict children at risk of developing distressing posttraumatic stress disorder… CONTINUE READING
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