Spinal Cord Injury, Posttraumatic Stress, and Locus of Control Among the Elderly: A Comparison with Young and Middle—Aged Patients

@article{Chung2006SpinalCI,
  title={Spinal Cord Injury, Posttraumatic Stress, and Locus of Control Among the Elderly: A Comparison with Young and Middle—Aged Patients},
  author={M. Chung and Eleni Preveza and Konstantinos Papandreou and N. Prevezas},
  journal={Psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={69},
  pages={69 - 80}
}
  • M. Chung, Eleni Preveza, +1 author N. Prevezas
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Abstract This study aimed to investigate the extent to which spinal cord injury posttraumatic stress (SCI PTSD) responses and the use of the external or internal health locus of control might vary according to age. Sixty—two patients with SCI were recruited for the study and divided into young (n = 23), middle—aged (n = 25) and elderly (n = 14) groups. They were assessed using the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist (PCL), the General Health Questionnaire—28 (GHQ—28), and the… CONTINUE READING
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