Risk factors for posttraumatic stress reactions among chinese students following exposure to a snowstorm disaster
- Eastern Ontario braces for poststorm stress. Guly, Christopher // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/24/98, Vol. 158 Issue 4, p524
Discusses how Winchester District Memorial Hospital, Ontario, handled the January, 1998 ice storm which crippled most of Eastern Canada. Views of hospital executive Joseline Sikorski; Details about hospital; How crisis could have been worse; Incidence of post-traumatic stress syndrome; Common...
- Risk factors for posttraumatic stress reactions among chinese students following exposure to a snowstorm disaster. Daxing Wu; Huifang Yin; Shujing Xu; Ying Zhao // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p96
Background: It is important to understand which factors increase the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adolescents. Previous studies have shown that the most important risk factors for PTSD include the type, severity, and duration of exposure to the traumatic events. Methods: A...
- Divalproex Sodium for the Treatment of PTSD and Conduct Disordered Youth: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Steiner, Hans; Saxena, Kirti S.; Carrion, Victor; Khanzode, Leena A.; Silverman, Melissa; Chang, Kiki // Child Psychiatry & Human Development;Oct2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p183
We examined the efficacy of divalproex sodium (DVP) for the treatment of PTSD in conduct disorder, utilizing a previous study in which 71 youth were enrolled in a randomized controlled clinical trial. Twelve had PTSD. Subjects (all males, mean age 16,â£SD 1.0) were randomized into high and...
- Trauma-informed practices with children and adolescents. Schulze, Ulrike // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;Apr2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p259
The article reviews the book "Trauma-informed practices with children and adolescents," by William Steele and Cathy A. Malchiodi.
- Traumatic Victimization, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, and Substance Abuse Risk Among Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth. Ford, Julian D.; J. Kirk Hartman; Hawke, Josephine; Chapman, John F. // Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma;2008, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p75
Psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are prevalent among youth involved in the juvenile justice system. However, the impact on functioning and risky behavior of different forms of psychological trauma in this population is not known. In a sample of 264 youth (73% boys)...
- Mental health. Headley, Sue // Youth Studies Australia;Jun2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p63
Presents abstracts of youth research on mental health that were published in academic journals. "Posttraumatic Growth Among Adolescents," by J. E. Milam, A. Ritt-Olson and J. B. Unger; "Adolescent Search for Birthparents: Who Moves Forward?," by G. Miller Wrobel, H. D. Grotevant and R. G. McRoy.
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence. The Necessity of Prevention. Tsoukala, Dionysia; Tsoumakas, Konstantinos // Nosileftiki;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p171
Introduction: Children and adolescents are commonly exposed to injuries, both as family members as well as members of society and are therefore at an increased risk of developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Although referral to the economic cost is rather usual, the reference to the...
- Cognitive processing of emotional information in posttraumatic stress disorder. Kaspi, Susan P.; McNally, Richard J. // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Aug95, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p433
Investigates the issues concerning selective processing of emotional material in combat-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by using computerized Stroop experiment on Vietnam veterans. Methodology of the study; Results; Discussion.
- PTSD may take some time to develop after combat. // Psychotherapy Letter;Nov95, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p5
Reports that the degree of combat exposure may be important in predicting the eventual development of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study by the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Yale University's psychiatry department. Increase of PTSD...