TITLE

An event-related brain potential investigation of PTSD and PTSD symptoms in abused children

AUTHOR(S)
McPherson, W. Brian; Newton, Joseph E.O.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Jan-Mar97, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in physically abused children. DSM III-R criteria for PTSD; Measurement of the autonomic and central nervous system activity of the abused children during the resting state and stimulation with acoustic startle tones; Understanding of the physiological nature of PTSD.
ACCESSION #
9704104097

 

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