The consistency of combat exposure reporting and course of PTSD in Vietnam War veterans.

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Self-reports of traumatic events are often used in clinical and epidemiologic studies. Nevertheless, research suggests combat exposure reports may be biased by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity, leading to an inflated dose-response relation between combat exposure and PTSD. The authors examined the consistency in combat exposure reports… (More)

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@article{Koenen2007TheCO, title={The consistency of combat exposure reporting and course of PTSD in Vietnam War veterans.}, author={Karestan Chase Koenen and Steve D Stellman and Bruce P. Dohrenwend and John F Sommer and Jeanne Mager Stellman}, journal={Journal of traumatic stress}, year={2007}, volume={20 1}, pages={3-13} }