Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Distress experienced by participants during an epidemiological survey of posttraumatic stress disorder

Parslow, Ruth; Jorm, Anthony F; O'Toole, B; Marshall, Richard; Grayson, David A


We examined the potential for epidemiological studies of mental disorders, specifically of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), to cause further harm to participants involved. Of 1,000 randomly selected Australian Vietnam veterans, 641 agreed to participate in an epidemiological survey. Participants were asked about distress experienced during the interview when traumatic events were raised. Significant distress attributed to the interview was reported by 75.3% of those with current PTSD,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Traumatic Stress
DOI: 10.1023/A:1007785308422


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Parslow_Distress_experienced_by_2000.pdf426.21 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator