Screening for post-traumatic stress disorder among refugees in Stockholm.

  title={Screening for post-traumatic stress disorder among refugees in Stockholm.},
  author={Hans Peter S{\"o}ndergaard and Solvig Ekblad and T{\"o}rres Theorell},
  journal={Nordic journal of psychiatry},
  volume={57 3},
UNLABELLED A screening procedure (The Health Leaflet; HL) to assist social workers in finding subjects with possible post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in recently resettled refugees is presented. It is compared with two established self-rating instruments, the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (HTQ) and Impact of Event Scale-22 (IES-22), as well as structured clinical interview. AIM To validate the screening interview and the rating scales in comparison to a clinical assessment for PTSD, and… CONTINUE READING
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