Who develops PTSD from motor vehicle accidents?

@article{Blanchard1996WhoDP,
  title={Who develops PTSD from motor vehicle accidents?},
  author={Edward B. Blanchard and Edward Hickling and Ann E Taylor and WDB. Loos and Catherine A Forneris and James Jaccard},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
Within 1 to 4 months of their motor vehicle accident (MVA), we assessed 158 MVA victims who sought medical attention as a result of the MVA. Using the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS: Blake, Weathers, Nagy, Kaloupek, Klauminzer, Charney & Keane, 1990. National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Boston, MA)., we found that 62 (39%) met DSM-III-R (American Psychiatric Association, 1987. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press) criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Using… CONTINUE READING
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