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...
- Exposure to traumatic events and symptoms of post-traumatic stress among South African university students. McGowan, Taryn C; Kagee, Ashraf // South African Journal of Psychology;Sep2013, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p327
We investigated the lifetime exposure to traumatic events and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety among 1337 students at a large residential university in South Africa. Traumatic events were assessed using the Stressful Life Events Scaling Questionnaire, and 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...
- Brief therapy may prevent chronic PTSD after assault. // Psychotherapy Letter;May96, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p5
Presents an abstract on the article `Evaluation of a Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Program for the Prevention of a Chronic PTSD in Recent Assault Victims,' by Edna B. Foa et al published in a 1995 issue of the `Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology'.
- Which survivors will get posttraumatic stress disorder? // Psychotherapy Letter;Jun96, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p5
Examines not everyone exposed to trauma develops posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychological symptoms; Factors leading to posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Brain scans show the biology of traumatization. Susman, Ed // Psychotherapy Letter;Jun96, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p5
Focuses on the use of brain imaging techniques in explaining posttraumatic stress disorder. Factors leading to posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Fewer cumulative disorders reported by employees. Coffin, Bill // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Oct97, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p100
Reports on a decrease in cumulative trauma disorders between 1994 and 1995 in the United States. Implication of the finding for the disorders; Significance of the finding for governmental policy on the insurance industry; Importance of continued research on ergonomics for the prevention of the...