The relationship between trauma, PTSD, and medical utilization in three high risk medical populations.

@article{Rosenberg2000TheRB,
  title={The relationship between trauma, PTSD, and medical utilization in three high risk medical populations.},
  author={Harriet J. Rosenberg and Stanley D. Rosenberg and George L. Wolford and Paul D Manganiello and Mary F Brunette and R A Boynton},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={247-59}
}
OBJECTIVE Increased use of medical and psychiatric services has been reported as a correlate of exposure to trauma. Recent studies suggest that: 1) physical and sexual abuse traumas are particularly associated with increased utilization and 2) posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a common sequela of abuse, mediates the relationship between trauma exposure andelevated utilization. The goal of this study was to explore the relationships between trauma, abuse, PTSD, and medical utilization in… CONTINUE READING
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