Vietnam combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: analysis of marital and cohabitating adjustment.

  title={Vietnam combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: analysis of marital and cohabitating adjustment.},
  author={Edward M. Carroll and Drue Barrett Rueger and David W. Foy and Clyde P. Donahoe},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={94 3},
Help-seeking Vietnam combat veterans with a diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD; n = 21) were compared with help-seeking combat veterans without evidence of PTSD (n = 18) and help-seeking veterans with minimal combat experience (n = 2 l) on indexes of cohabitating and marital adjustment. Also, premilitary adjustment was assessed and validated by relative's reports. The PTSD group reported significantly more problems than did the other groups with self-disclosure and expressiveness… Expand

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