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Delayed onset of posttraumatic stress disorder among male combat veterans

Ruzich, Michelle J; Looi, Jeffrey; Robertson, Michael D


Objective: Authors investigated the nature of delayed-onset posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among combat veterans. Methods: PTSD, along with cognitive and emotional functioning, was assessed in a case series of elderly Australian war veterans. Results: Fifteen elderly male subjects consecutively referred to an outpatient psychiatric clinic were identified as having PTSD with significantly delayed onset. In most cases, the onset of PTSD symptoms was associated with unrelated medical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajgp.13.5.424


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