The long-term psychological effects of a disaster experienced in adolescence: II: General psychopathology.

@article{Bolton2000TheLP,
  title={The long-term psychological effects of a disaster experienced in adolescence: II: General psychopathology.},
  author={Derek Bolton and Dominic O'Ryan and Orlee Udwin and Stephanie C Boyle and William Yule},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={513-23}
}
Children and adolescents exposed to trauma can suffer major adverse psychological effects including not only post-traumatic stress but also other psychological disorders. This study investigates the long-term course of general psychopathology following trauma in adolescence using a standardised diagnostic interview and comparisons with a matched control group. Young people (N= 216) who as teenagers had survived a shipping disaster-the sinking of the "Jupiter" in Greek waters-between 5 and 8… CONTINUE READING

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