Visual imagery in posttraumatic stress disorder

@article{Bryant1996VisualII,
  title={Visual imagery in posttraumatic stress disorder},
  author={Richard A. Bryant and Allison G. Harvey},
  journal={Journal of Traumatic Stress},
  year={1996},
  volume={9},
  pages={613-619}
}
Visual imagery is reported to play a central role in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This pilot investigation examined visual imagery ability in patients with varying degrees of posttraumatic stress. Eighty one survivors of motor vehicle accidents with either (a) diagnosed PTSD, (b) diagnosed Specific Phobia, or (c) no psychiatric diagnosis and low anxiety were assessed on a measure of vividness of visual imagery. Low Anxiety subjects displayed superior visual imagery compared to PTSD and… CONTINUE READING

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