Veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder

Weir, Erica
October 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/31/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p1187
Academic Journal
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.


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