The role of executive function in posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review.

@article{Polak2012TheRO,
  title={The role of executive function in posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review.},
  author={A Rosaura Polak and Anke B. Witteveen and J. Reitsma and Miranda Olff},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={141 1},
  pages={11-21}
}
BACKGROUND Although posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been associated with disturbances in verbal memory, studies examining executive functioning in PTSD show mixed results. METHODS A systematic review and meta-analysis were performed to compare executive functioning in patients with current PTSD and controls without any psychiatric disorder. Standard mean differences (SMD) in executive functioning scores were calculated using random-effects models. Covariates were added to examine… CONTINUE READING
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