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Trauma, PTSD, and self-reported physical health prior to and following counselling : longitudinal study

Rouston, Jo

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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an often chronic condition affecting a substantial minority of individuals exposed to traumatic events, particularly when multiple or complex trauma histories are present (eg repeated violence, child sexual abuse). Research conducted primarily with Vietnam veterans and sexual assault victims has supported an association between a diagnosis of PTSD and increased self-reported - and in some cases medically diagnosed- health problems. This dissertation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-08-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9233

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