Affiliation: University of Bergen
- Ideological commitment and posttraumatic stress in former Tamil child soldiersPushpa Kanagaratnam
Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway
Scand J Psychol 46:511-20. 2005..Ideological commitment at the present seemed to predict better mental health when exposure was less intense and overwhelming. Time had a negative impact on ideological commitment...
- Executive deficits in chronic PTSD related to political violencePushpa Kanagaratnam
Department of Psychosocial Sciences, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 12, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
J Anxiety Disord 21:510-25. 2007..Twenty-two subjects with chronic PTSD were compared to 23 subjects with no diagnoses (NPD) on tests of executive functioning (EF) that are assumed to have clinical significance after exposure to political violence...
- Memory impairments in posttraumatic stress disorder are related to depressionGrethe E Johnsen
Deaprtment of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
J Anxiety Disord 22:464-74. 2008..Controlling for specific PTSD symptom clusters and self-reported depression showed that the intrusion subscale and depressive reactions are the most important symptoms in understanding the memory alterations in PTSD...