Andreas Maercker

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Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two diagnostic systems for Complicated Grief
    Simon Forstmeier
    Department of Psychology, Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 99:203-11. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Adjustment disorders as stress response syndromes: a new diagnostic concept and its exploration in a medical sample
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 40:135-46. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Social acknowledgment as a victim or survivor: a scale to measure a recovery factor of PTSD
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 17:345-51. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of the Dresden bombing: relationships to control beliefs, religious belief, and personal growth
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 16:579-87. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Lifespan-developmental differences in physiologic reactivity to loud tones in trauma victims: a pilot study
    Andreas Maercker
    University Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Rep 93:941-8. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Posttraumatic growth, social acknowledgment as survivors, and sense of coherence in former German child soldiers of World War II
    Simon Forstmeier
    Division of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1030-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Traditional versus modern values and interpersonal factors predicting stress response syndromes in a Swiss elderly population
    Mario Müller
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Health Med 16:631-40. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Life-review therapy with computer supplements for depression in the elderly: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara Preschl
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 16:964-74. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Traditional versus modern values, self-perceived interpersonal factors, and posttraumatic stress in Chinese and German crime victims
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Psychother 82:219-32. 2009
  10. doi request reprint (Post-traumatic) embitterment disorder: critical evaluation of its stressor criterion and a proposed revised classification
    Martin Dobricki
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:147-52. 2010

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two diagnostic systems for Complicated Grief
    Simon Forstmeier
    Department of Psychology, Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 99:203-11. 2007
    ..There is also no data about prevalence rates of Complicated Grief in a representative sample. The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic systems with regard to prevalence, conditional probabilities, and agreement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adjustment disorders as stress response syndromes: a new diagnostic concept and its exploration in a medical sample
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 40:135-46. 2007
    ..In line with the existing classification, the description of AD subtypes is included. Backgrounds on existing psychopathological models of stress response disorders are outlined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social acknowledgment as a victim or survivor: a scale to measure a recovery factor of PTSD
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 17:345-51. 2004
    ..In comparison to a conventional measure of social support, the SAQ predicted comparably better between persons with high- and low-PTSD severity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of the Dresden bombing: relationships to control beliefs, religious belief, and personal growth
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 16:579-87. 2003
    ..Furthermore, belonging to particular age groups at traumatization (adolescents, middle-aged adults) was associated with increased posttraumatic intrusions at the time of data collection...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lifespan-developmental differences in physiologic reactivity to loud tones in trauma victims: a pilot study
    Andreas Maercker
    University Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Rep 93:941-8. 2003
    ..Covariance analysis yielded one significant difference, mean skin conductance response, with a higher mean for the younger group. Results are discussed in light of its limitations and further prospects...
  6. doi request reprint Posttraumatic growth, social acknowledgment as survivors, and sense of coherence in former German child soldiers of World War II
    Simon Forstmeier
    Division of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1030-9. 2009
    ..To examine posttraumatic growth (PTG) and its predictors social acknowledgment as survivors, sense of coherence (SOC), trauma severity, and further factors in former child soldiers more than 60 years after deployment...
  7. doi request reprint Traditional versus modern values and interpersonal factors predicting stress response syndromes in a Swiss elderly population
    Mario Müller
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Health Med 16:631-40. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Life-review therapy with computer supplements for depression in the elderly: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara Preschl
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 16:964-74. 2012
    ..19). By and large, the results indicate that the life-review therapy in this combined setting could be recommended for depressive older adults...
  9. doi request reprint Traditional versus modern values, self-perceived interpersonal factors, and posttraumatic stress in Chinese and German crime victims
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Psychother 82:219-32. 2009
    ..traditional). A cross-cultural comparison with Chinese and German crime victims included an assessment of value orientation according to Schwartz's theory (Schwartz, 1994) of personal values...
  10. doi request reprint (Post-traumatic) embitterment disorder: critical evaluation of its stressor criterion and a proposed revised classification
    Martin Dobricki
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:147-52. 2010
    ..The patient sees this event as unjust and as a violation of basic beliefs. The principal aspect of the reaction pattern is a prolonged feeling of embitterment...
  11. doi request reprint Caregiver rating bias in mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease: impact of caregiver burden and depression on dyadic rating discrepancy across domains
    Livia Pfeifer
    Institute of Psychology, Division Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1345-55. 2013
    ..This study examines caregiver burden and depression as predictors of this bias for mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease in different domains...
  12. doi request reprint Adjustment disorders after severe life-events in four postconflict settings
    Martin Dobricki
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:39-46. 2010
    ..in Lancet 361:2128-2130, 2003). AD were diagnosed according to the new stress-response-model of AD (Maercker et al. in Psychopathology 40(3):135-146, 2007)...
  13. doi request reprint Midlife motivational abilities predict apathy and depression in Alzheimer disease: the aging, demographics, and memory study
    Moyra Elizabeth Mortby
    Division of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:151-60. 2011
    ..It would appear that holding on to unattainable goals with strong motivational efforts when faced with severe cognitive loss might lead to unproductive persistence, depressive reaction, and more apathetic behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint A 1.5-year follow-up of an Internet-based intervention for complicated grief
    Birgit Wagner
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 20:625-9. 2007
    ..Results indicate that the reduction in symptoms of complicated grief observed at posttreatment was maintained at 1.5-year follow-up...
  15. doi request reprint Motivational reserve: motivation-related occupational abilities and risk of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease
    Simon Forstmeier
    Department of Psychopathologyand Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Aging 27:353-63. 2012
    ..Revealing the mechanisms underlying this association may inform novel prevention strategies for decelerating cognitive decline in old age...
  16. ncbi request reprint Feelings of revenge, retaliation motive, and posttraumatic stress reactions in crime victims
    Ulrich Orth
    Department of Psychology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Interpers Violence 21:229-43. 2006
    ..However, the relation was moderated by the time since victimization. Therefore, feelings of revenge must presumably be regarded as a maladaptive coping reaction to experienced injustice, but not in the first period after victimization...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are empathic abilities impaired in posttraumatic stress disorder?
    Gabriela Nietlisbach
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Rep 106:832-44. 2010
    ..This article discusses whether impaired empathic resonance in PTSD trauma survivors is a consequence of trauma itself or a protective coping strategy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic growth and optimism as outcomes of an internet-based intervention for complicated grief
    Birgit Wagner
    Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cogn Behav Ther 36:156-61. 2007
    ..Results indicate that post-traumatic growth increased in the treatment group. No treatment effect was found for optimism. These findings contribute to the growing literature on personal growth in psychotherapy...
  19. doi request reprint Adjustment disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depressive disorders in old age: findings from a community survey
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Compr Psychiatry 49:113-20. 2008
    ..Although this study was restricted to a sample of the elderly, it provides evidence regarding AJD prevalence, comorbidity, and associated health care use, all of which indicate its utility...
  20. doi request reprint Adjustment disorders: prevalence in a representative nationwide survey in Germany
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1745-52. 2012
    ..Psychopathology 40:135-146, 2007)...
  21. pmc The working alliance in a randomized controlled trial comparing online with face-to-face cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression
    Barbara Preschl
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:189. 2011
    ..However, little is yet known about the impact of the working alliance in internet-based interventions, particularly as compared with face-to-face therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Disclosure attitudes and social acknowledgement as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder symptom severity in Chinese and German crime victims
    Julia Mueller
    University Hospital Zurich, Psychiatric Department, Zurich, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 54:547-56. 2009
    ..We compared prevalence rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in German and Chinese crime victims, and investigated the cross-cultural effect of 2 interpersonal predictors...
  23. doi request reprint Revenge phenomena and posttraumatic stress disorder in former East German political prisoners
    Ira Gäbler
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:287-94. 2011
    ..Identification and therapeutic modification of dysfunctional revenge phenomena may therefore enhance the effectiveness of psychotherapy for persistent PTSD...
  24. doi request reprint Foundations and future application of internet-based interventions for PTSD in PR China
    Zhiyun Wang
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Electron Healthc 7:19-35. 2012
    ..Finally, the authors conclude the necessity and feasibility of internet-based intervention applications in PR China, give implications for mental health services and discuss some limitations...
  25. doi request reprint Reduced mismatch negativity in posttraumatic stress disorder: a compensatory mechanism for chronic hyperarousal?
    Hans Menning
    Department of Psychology, University Zurich, Switzerland, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Psychophysiol 68:27-34. 2008
    ..This protective inhibition is thought to be a fine-tuning process in PTSD in order to prevent arousal overload...
  26. pmc Dresden PTSD treatment study: randomized controlled trial of motor vehicle accident survivors
    Andreas Maercker
    University of Zurich, Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:29. 2006
    ..The current study was conducted in order to test the efficacy of the modified manual by administering randomized controlled trial in which a CBT was compared to a wait-list control condition...
  27. ncbi request reprint Age of traumatisation as a predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression in young women
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 184:482-7. 2004
    ....
  28. pmc Social influences on mental health help-seeking after interpersonal traumatization: a qualitative analysis
    Viola Schreiber
    University of Zurich, Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, Binzmühlestraße, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:634. 2010
    ..Reasons for this mismatch can be found in the individual help-seeking process but also in the individual's social environment. These social factors are explored based on a model describing the survivor's help-seeking process...
  29. doi request reprint The impact of imprisonment on overgeneral autobiographical memory in former political prisoners
    Birgit Kleim
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 26:626-30. 2013
    ..This study also furthers the understanding of memory processes in political prisoners, who are not commonly studied in psychological research...
  30. pmc Childhood trauma and PTSD symptoms increase the risk of cognitive impairment in a sample of former indentured child laborers in old age
    Andrea Burri
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e57826. 2013
    ..Furthermore, early intervention may prevent long-term deficits in memory function and development of dementia in adulthood...
  31. doi request reprint The costs of disorders of the brain in Switzerland: an update from the European Brain Council Study for 2010
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13751. 2013
    ..In 2010 an improved update with a broader range of disorders has been analysed. This report shows the new findings for Switzerland and discusses changes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term trajectories of PTSD or resilience in former East German political prisoners
    Andreas Maercker
    Div of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Torture 23:15-27. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the specific predictors of long-term trajectory deserve more attention for re-integration or in rehabilitation. ..
  33. pmc Diagnostic and clinical considerations in prolonged grief disorder
    Andreas Maercker
    Division of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 14:167-76. 2012
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Delay of gratification in old age: assessment, age-related effects, and clinical implications
    Reinhard Drobetz
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:6-14. 2012
    ..Fourth, age-related differences in DoG are summarized. Lastly, the review closes with conclusions, clinical implications, and the outlook for possible further research directions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy for complicated grief: a randomized controlled trial
    Birgit Wagner
    Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Scheuchzerstr 21, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Death Stud 30:429-53. 2006
    ..Follow-up results show that this improvement was maintained after 3 months...
  36. ncbi request reprint Do trials of perpetrators retraumatize crime victims?
    Ulrich Orth
    Department of Psychology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Interpers Violence 19:212-27. 2004
    ..The results of both studies do not support the retraumatization hypothesis, which should therefore be used with caution...
  37. doi request reprint Applying an international perspective in defining PTSD and related disorders: comment on Friedman (2013)
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 26:560-2. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Effects of auricular electrical stimulation on vagal activity in healthy men: evidence from a three-armed randomized trial
    Roberto La Marca
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 118:537-46. 2010
    ..The results underline the potential role of auricular electrical stimulation to induce an increase in vagal activity, and it therefore might be used as preventive or adjuvant therapeutic intervention promoting health...
  39. doi request reprint Motivational reserve: lifetime motivational abilities contribute to cognitive and emotional health in old age
    Simon Forstmeier
    Department of Psychology, Division of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Aging 23:886-99. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that motivational reserve acts as a protective factor against the manifestation of cognitive impairment and emotional problems in later life...
  40. doi request reprint Post-traumatic stress symptoms in relatives in the first weeks after severe traumatic brain injury
    Laura Pielmaier
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Inj 25:259-65. 2011
    ..This study assessed post-traumatic stress (PTS) symptoms in proxies of survivors of STBI in the short-term and investigated stress-associated factors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evidence for altered hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning in systemic hypertension: blunted cortisol response to awakening and lower negative feedback sensitivity
    Petra H Wirtz
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Psychological Institute, University of Zurich, Binzmuhlestrasse 14 Box 26, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:430-6. 2007
    ..We explored HPA axis activity and feedback sensitivity to oral administration of dexamethasone in systemic hypertension via assessment of the cortisol awakening response (CAR) and the circadian cortisol profile...
  42. doi request reprint Anger and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in crime victims: a longitudinal analysis
    Ulrich Orth
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:208-18. 2008
    ..Further analyses suggested that rumination mediates the effect of PTSD symptoms on anger...
  43. doi request reprint Posttraumatic growth in accident survivors: openness and optimism as predictors of its constructive or illusory sides
    Tanja Zoellner
    Roseneck Hospital, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    J Clin Psychol 64:245-63. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Regional brain electrical activity in posttraumatic stress disorder after motor vehicle accident
    Sirko Rabe
    Department of Biopsychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:687-98. 2006
    ....
  45. pmc Does the quality of the working alliance predict treatment outcome in online psychotherapy for traumatized patients?
    Christine Knaevelsrud
    Treatment Centre for Torture Victims, Berlin, Germany
    J Med Internet Res 8:e31. 2006
    ..The working alliance has been defined as the extent to which a patient and a therapist work collaboratively and purposefully and connect emotionally...
  46. ncbi request reprint When grief becomes a disorder
    Andreas Maercker
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:435-6. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint [Psychotherapy service utilization and psychotherapy motivation in a representative community sample of the elderly -- results of the zurich older age study]
    Andreas Maercker
    Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, FB I Psychologie, Universität Trier
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 55:177-82. 2005
    ..To study the extent of real and potential psychotherapy service utilization in the older (65 - 96) population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Changes in brain electrical activity after cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in patients injured in motor vehicle accidents
    Sirko Rabe
    Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Psychosom Med 70:13-9. 2008
    ..g., anxiety). There has been little research on changes in brain function due to cognitive-behavioral interventions in anxiety disorders...
  49. ncbi request reprint Disclosure and social acknowledgement as predictors of recovery from posttraumatic stress: a longitudinal study in crime victims
    Julia Mueller
    Department of Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    Can J Psychiatry 53:160-8. 2008
    ..To address posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) predictors with research focused on the coping styles of traumatized individuals...
  50. pmc Cardiovascular correlates of motor vehicle accident related posttraumatic stress disorder and its successful treatment
    Sirko Rabe
    Department of Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:315-30. 2006
    ..Results showed a greater decrease in HR reactivity for CBT than for WLC. The change in HR reactivity was associated with clinical improvement...
  51. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of posttraumatic growth after severe motor vehicle accidents
    Sirko Rabe
    Department of Biopsychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:880-6. 2006
    ..The authors assume that approach-related motivational tendencies associated with higher relative left frontal brain activity may be involved in the process and outcome of PTG...
  52. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic growth in clinical psychology - a critical review and introduction of a two component model
    Tanja Zoellner
    Roseneck Hospital Center for Psychosomatic Medicine, Am Roseneck 6, 83209 Prien, Germany
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:626-53. 2006
    ..The article ends with a discussion of fruitful future research directions and how PTG can add a new perspective into trauma therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal course of posttraumatic stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in a community sample of adolescents and young adults
    Axel Perkonigg
    Clinical Psychology and Epidemiology Department, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 2 10, D 80804 Munich, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1320-7. 2005
    ..The authors examined determinants of remission and chronicity of PTSD and associations with other disorders in a prospective community sample...
  54. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief as a stress response disorder: evaluating diagnostic criteria in a German sample
    Robert Langner
    Department of Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 58:235-42. 2005
    ..This study aimed at evaluating diagnostic criteria based on the stress response model of complicated grief...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Psychotherapy with the elderly in outpatient settings: are elderly patients the easier ones?]
    Andreas Maercker
    Universitat Zurich, Klinische Psychologie and Psychotherapie, Zurichbergstrasse 43, 8044 Zurich, Switzerland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 37:265-71. 2004
    ..The results point to the fact that the psychological preconditions for psychotherapy in old age are good and indicate promising directions for the development of age-appropriate interventions...
  56. pmc Internet-based treatment for PTSD reduces distress and facilitates the development of a strong therapeutic alliance: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christine Knaevelsrud
    Treatment Center for Torture Victims, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:13. 2007
    ..Also, the quality of the online therapeutic relationship, its development and its relevance as potential moderator of the treatment effects was investigated...
  57. ncbi request reprint Meta-analytic review of event-related potential studies in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Anke Karl
    Biopsychology, University of Technology Dresden, Zellescher Weg 17, D 01062 Dresden, FR, Germany
    Biol Psychol 71:123-47. 2006
    ..The results were also consistent with recent cognitive neuropsychological findings in PTSD research...
  58. ncbi request reprint Patterns of incidence and psychiatric risk factors for traumatic events
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 11:143-53. 2002
    ..The mechanisms by which premorbid psychiatric disorders promote exposure to traumatic events are unknown. Better understanding of these pathways may lead to novel strategies for primary and secondary prevention of PTSD...
  59. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic reactions in German development aid workers: prevalences and relationship to social acknowledgement
    Bronwyn Jones
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Melbourne
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:91-100. 2006
    ..We investigated the prevalence of traumatic events, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and subsyndromal PTSD as well as associations with duty features and the psychological variable of social acknowledgement as victim or survivor...