TITLE

Veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/31/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p1187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Canadian veterans of World War II. Factors which increase the risk of reactivation of the syndrome; Use of the clinician-administered PTSD scale (CAPS) in the diagnosis of the condition; Aspects of the acute clinical management of PTSD; Efforts of researchers to develop interventions for the prevention of PTSD.
ACCESSION #
3718436

 

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