Startle responses in motor vehicle accident survivors: a pilot study.

@article{Karl2004StartleRI,
  title={Startle responses in motor vehicle accident survivors: a pilot study.},
  author={Anke Karl and Loretta S. Malta and Jeff Alexander and Edward B. Blanchard},
  journal={Applied psychophysiology and biofeedback},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          223-31
        }
}
The aim of the present study was to investigate startle responses in motor vehicle accident (MVA) survivors to trauma-related, startle, and neutral sounds. Participants were 17 MVA survivors, 11 of whom participated in a controlled treatment study comparing cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) and supportive therapy (ST) versus a waitlist condition. Though participants differed significantly in their pretreatment clinical status and symptom severity, these differences were not reflected by… CONTINUE READING

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