Identifying risk factors for PTSD in women seeking medical help after rape.

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Tiihonen Möller, Anna; Bäckström, Torbjörn; Söndergaard, Hans Peter; Helström, Lotti;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4207776, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111136
  • Subject: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Psychological Stress | Mood Disorders | Anxiety Disorders | Medicine | Psychiatry | Psykiatri | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Q | R | Psychology | Science | Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Medicine and Health Sciences | Depression
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | behavioral disciplines and activities | social sciences

Objectives: Rape has been found to be the trauma most commonly associated with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among women. It is therefore important to be able to identify those women at greatest risk of developing PTSD. The aims of the present study were to analy... View more
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