The Criterion A problem revisited: controversies and challenges in defining and measuring psychological trauma.

@article{Weathers2007TheCA,
  title={The Criterion A problem revisited: controversies and challenges in defining and measuring psychological trauma.},
  author={Frank W. Weathers and Terence M. Keane},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={107-21}
}
The Criterion A problem in the field of traumatic stress refers to the stressor criterion for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and involves a number of fundamental issues regarding the definition and measurement of psychological trauma. These issues first emerged with the introduction of PTSD as a diagnostic category in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III; American Psychiatric Association, 1980) and continue to generate considerable controversy… CONTINUE READING

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