Symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in an outpatient population before and after Hurricane Katrina.

@article{McLeish2008SymptomsOD,
  title={Symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in an outpatient population before and after Hurricane Katrina.},
  author={Alison C. McLeish and Kevin S Del Ben},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={416-21}
}
The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in an outpatient psychiatric population before and after Hurricane Katrina. The sample consisted of 156 patients (110 females; M(age)=41.2 years, SD=10.9) at an outpatient psychiatric clinic who completed measures of psychological symptoms as part of their regular clinical care in the month before (n=76; 49%) and the 1 month after (n=80; 51%) Hurricane Katrina made landfall… CONTINUE READING
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